Maryland Crisis Resources

Alma is not an emergency service. If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs immediate help, please use the list of resources below. Caring professionals are available to provide you with support and understanding.

24-Hour Hotlines

Organization Name

Service Type

Contact Information

Services offered: Free, 24/7 help for those who are in crisis or experiencing distress. 

Who they serve: Anyone.

For more national resources, see National Crisis Resources.

Call or text 988 to reach a live representative

Maryland Crisis Hotline

For individuals experiencing a mental health crisis, domestic/family violence, shelter needs, substance use, and others. 

Service: State-wide 24-hour crisis hotline 

Call: 1-800-422-0009

Dial 2-1-1, then press 1 for information, referral and crisis intervention

Sheppard Pratt Virtual Crisis Walk-In Clinic

Virtual Psychiatric Urgent Crisis Walk-In Clinic for children, adolescents and adults who need psychiatric assessment for mental health issues as soon as


Service: Monday - Friday, 9 AM

Saturdays 1-4 PM. 


Call: 1-410-938-5302

Grassroots Crisis Intervention

Behavioral health, crisis and homeless services for individuals and families residing in Howard County & Central Maryland

Service: 24/7 helpline


Baltimore Crisis Response Inc

Offers behavioral health crisis response services Baltimore City residents regardless of their ability to pay or health insurance status

Service: 24-hour hotline 

Call: 1-410-433-5175

Other Resources

Organization Name

Service Type

Contact Information

Baltimore Crisis Response Inc

Service: 24-hour mobile crisis team

Call: 1-410-433-5175 

Eastern Shore Mobile Crisis

Service: Mobile Crisis team

Call: 1-888-407-8018


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