Emergency Mental Health Services
How to Get Help
Call 703-228-5160 or go to Emergency Services at 2120 Washington Blvd., Arlington VA 22204.
24-Hour Emergency Line
Anyone living, working or visiting Arlington experiencing a mental health emergency is eligible for services.
Our emergency services unit provides immediate assistance to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. The goals are to:
- Prevent the crisis from worsening
- Relieve immediate distress
- Prevent individuals from harming themselves and/or others
Services include assessment, crisis intervention and stabilization, short-term counseling, psychiatric services and critical stress management for individuals and families.
Pre-admission screening is provided for individuals who may require voluntary or involuntary hospitalization and/or who may require either office-based crisis stabilization or residential crisis stabilization.
Additional Resources for People Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis