Additional Resources


Additional Resources

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Additional Resources

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Client Downloads

Coping Plan (PDF) - Your counselor intern may ask you to complete this form as part of your treatment plan.

Positive Coping Skills (PDF) - This document is meant to be a quick reference guide for positive coping skills and reminders of what to do to best care for yourself.

How to Join a Zoom Meeting - For teletherapy clients, this helpful how-to guide will walk you through how to access the Zoom meeting with your counselor.


Additional Mental Health Services & Hot Lines

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Hours: Available 24/7/365
Languages: English, Spanish

National network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress

Call or Text:

Online Chat:
National Hopeline Network Helps students and young adults in crisis by offering sound advice and a safe place to connect; chat live with a Hope Coach or explore online resources Chat Online:

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Hotline

Hours: Monday-Friday from 4pm to midnight ET, Saturday from noon to 5pm ET

Provides a free, confidential safe space where callers of any age can speak about sexual orientation or gender identity/expression issues; offers a listening ear, information, and local resources for you
Trans Lifeline

Hours: Monday-Friday, 1-9pm ET

Confidential peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, even if it’s just about whether or not you’re trans, please call.

Emergency Psychiatric Services: D.C. Department of Behavioral Health

Hours: 24/7/365

Provides emergency psychiatric services and extended observation beds for individuals 18 years of age and older


DC General Hospital Compound, Building 14, 1905 E Street, SE, Washington, DC

ACCESS Helpline: D.C. Department of Behavioral Health

Hours: 24/7/365

Call the Access Helpline to get emergency psychiatric care; help with problem solving; determine whether to seek ongoing mental health services or other types of services; or find out what services are available.


National Domestic Violence Hotline

Hours: 24/7/365
Languages: More than 200

Highly-trained advocates are available to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or referral services, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

“START” to 88788

Online Chat:

DC Rape Crisis Center

Hours: 24/7/365

Provides confidential counseling and emotional support for survivors of rape, incest, and childhood sexual abuse. Offers a companion program to accompany survivors to hospitals.
Montgomery County (MD) Crisis Center Hours: 24/7/365
-No appointment needed

Full crisis assessments and treatment referrals are provided for all crises, both psychiatric and situational.

1301 Piccard Dr. Rockville, MD
Arlington County (VA) Emergency Mental Health Services

Hours: 24/7/365

Anyone living, working or visiting Arlington experiencing a mental health emergency is eligible for services. Services include assessment, crisis intervention and stabilization, short-term counseling, psychiatric services and critical stress management for individuals and families.

CR2 provides 24-hour rapid response to children, youth, and adults facing a mental health and/or substance use crisis who may be at risk for hospitalization.

CR2 Crisis Response – Call:

Emergency Line - Call:

2120 Washington Blvd., Arlington VA
GW Center Clinic Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8am–8pm; Friday, 8am–4pm

Community mental health center housed within the George Washington University’s Professional Psychology Program staffed by clinical externs who are advanced doctoral students and supervised by licensed, highly experienced professionals; open to D.C. residents
GW Meltzer Center Hours: Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm

Located in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences building on GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus, the Meltzer Center: Psychological and Community-Based Services provides a wide variety of low-cost mental health services to adults, children, families and couples in the Washington, D.C., area. The Meltzer Center is a training clinic for students in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program.
[email protected]



For GW Students Only:

GW Student Health Center Counseling & Psychological Services

-Meet with Clinician: Daily 12-4pm
     -For in-person session, visit office; For virtual session, call listed number
     -No appointment required
-Crisis Phone Line: 24/7 - (202) 994-5300 (option 3)

(202) 994-5300

University Student Center, Ground Floor
800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC
GW Student Health Center Psychiatric Services -Appointment Required

The Student Health Center (SHC) provides short-term psychiatric treatment and referral services to GW students. 
TimelyCare GW Students have FREE, 24/7 access to virtual care services with TimelyCare — the virtual health and well-being platform from TimelyCare, designed for college students. Services include:
  • MedicalNow: On-demand support for common health issues.
  • TalkNow: 24/7, on-demand emotional support to talk about anything, including anxiety, relationships, depression, and school-related stressors.
  • Scheduled Medical: Choose the day, time, and medical provider that best works for you.
  • Scheduled Counseling: Choose the day, time, and mental health provider that works best for you. (9 visits per year - resets on August 1st each year)
  • Health Coaching: Develop healthy lifestyle behaviors, including nutrition, sleep habits, time management, and mindfulness.
  • Psychiatry: Appointments are available through a referral by SHC’s psychiatry team.
  • Self-Care Content: Visit the Self-Care tab for 24/7 access to tools and resources, such as meditation and yoga sessions, helpful videos, and short articles from experts.
Apple App Store or Google Play

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