Family and Mental Health Resources

 

Whitman Health Room:

 
School Community Health Nurse Julie Olsen 301-320-6582
Certified Nursing Assistant Chrissy Stefanelli  

School Counseling Staff at Whitman:
301-320-6590

 
Ms. Kari Wislar (Resource) Ms Olga Soukas  
Ms. Sylvia Costa
Ms. Laura Williams
Ms. Shalewa Hardaway  
Mr. William Kapner Ms. Kari Wislar  
Ms. Angela Fang Mr. Bill Toth  

Hotlines

 
Child Protective Services (open 24 hours/day) 240-777-4417
Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline 800-422-0009
Montgomery County Crisis Center 240-777-4000
Montgomery County Hotline 301-738-2255
(alternate number) 301-738-9697
TTY for hearing impaired 240-777-4815
   

MCPS Safe Schools Hotline (open 24 hours/day)
Information about safety, security or substances

301-517-5995
   
National Suicide Hopeline 800-784-2433
(800-suicide)
   
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (open 24 hours/day) 800-273-8255
(800-273-talk)
   
Operation Runaway (open 24 hours/day)
Free help for adolescents/their families during/after a runaway crisis 
301-251-4545
   

Victims Assistance/Sexual Assault Hotline (open 24 hours/day)
TTY for hearing impaired

240-777-4357
240-777-1347
     

Local Community Resources:

 
   
Al-Anon (for relatives/friends of alcohol/drug users) 202-882-1334
   
Alcoholics Anonymous (open 24 hours/day) 202-966-9115
   
Helpline for Asian Families (8:00am-4pm)  
Chinese 301-230-5428
Korean 301-230-5430
Vietnamese 301-230-5432
   
Hispanic Hotline (8:00am-4:15pm) 301-230-3073
   
Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (8:00am-4pm) 847-831-3438
   
MCPS Safe and Drug Free Schools (8:00am-4:30pm)
Information resource and referral center
301-279-3041
   
NAACP of Montgomery County 301-657-2062
   
Narcotics Anonymous
Information on meetings in Montgomery County
202-399-5316
   
P-Flag Family Helpline 301-439-3524
   
Sexually Transmitted Diseases & HIV Testing 240-777-1760
   
Suburban Hospital Treatment Center (9am-9pm)
Adolescent and adult outpatient substance abuse treatment
301-896-2036
   
Suburban Hospital “On-Call” (9:30am-5pm)
Services, referrals & support groups offered by Suburban Hospital
301-896-3939
   
Washington Center for Eating Disorders & Adolescent Obesity 301-530-0676
   

National Resources:

 
     
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) MD NAMI 800-467-0075
   
Center for Disease Control (CDC) Information
Public health information in English or Spanish and TTY service
800-CDCINFO