Mental Health Resources

CaringMatters' mission is to provide emotional and social supports to those who are dealing with serious illness and grief. Although our organization doesn't provide mental health services, we believe that sharing these national and local mental health resources widely can benefit the many members of the community during these uncertain times. 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255


Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Spanish): 1-888-628-9454


Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Hearing Loss): 1-800-799-4889


Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat


Crisis Text Line: Text 741741


Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860


Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ youth): 1-866-488-7386


Trevor Text: Text START to 678678


Veterans and Service Members Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, Press 1


Veterans and Service Members Text Line: Text to 838255


Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) -- available 24/7 in English and Spanish.


National Sexual Assault Hotline - 800-656-HOPE (4673)


The National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-7233


The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Crisis Text Line - Text NAMI to 741741


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) - Online Support Groups 


The American Association of Suicidology 


The Centers for Disease Control - COVID-19: Manage Anxiety and Stress


Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak


Mental Health America - Mental Health and COVID-19 – Information and Resources


CaringMatters provides social supports and community education so that no one dies or grieves alone.  


Phone: 301-869-HOPE (4673)

Registered Charity: 52-1591455

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CaringMatters is a 501(c)(3) non-profi­t organization registered with the State of Maryland, and our EIN is 52-1591455. A copy of our current ­financial statement is available by contacting CaringMatters, Inc. at 518 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 or at 301-869-4673. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary.