Dial 988 or text “Hello” to 741741 to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
The purpose of the Prevention Services Department is to offer strategies and evidence-based prevention programs relating to substance misuse prevention, suicide prevention, and mental health promotion across the lifespan. For more information, contact our Prevention Services Coordinator at 540-213-7599.
If you feel you are in a crisis call the Lifeline at 988. People have called for help with substance misuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, healing from abuse, depression, mental
and physical illness, and even loneliness.
Suicide Prevention Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Dial 988, text “Hello” to 741741 or visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Lock and Talk VA https://lockandtalk.org/
Suicide Prevention Resource Center https://www.sprc.org/
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention https://afsp.org/
Substance Misuse Prevention Resources
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) - Teens: Drug Use and The Brain https://teens.drugabuse.gov/teens
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Talk. They Hear You. https://www.samhsa.gov/talk-they-hear-you
Partnership to End Addiction https://drugfree.org/prevention-and-taking-action-early/