Suicide Prevention Information and Resources

Emergency: How Do I Access Help Now?

  • If anyone is harming themselves now or has just harmed themselves, call 911 and ask for a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) deputy or officer. 

    There are also resources available 24 hours, 7 days a week for youth experiencing depression, suicidal thoughts or other behavioral crises.  Call 988 from a phone with a Northern Virginia area code (703 or 571) to be automatically linked with the Region 2 (Northern Virginia) Crisis Call Center. 

  • There are also free, confidential 24/7 supports available:  
    • PRS CrisisLink: 703-527-4077 or text "CONNECT" to 855-11
    • SAMHSA National Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357)
    • Hopeline: Chat at http://www.hopeline.com or call 800-784-2433
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988 or 800-273-TALK (8255)

    New national three-digit phone number, effective July 16, 2022

     

  • All Loudoun County emergency rooms can assess for suicide risk and make recommendations for appropriate follow-up care:

    StoneSprings Pediatric ER
    24440 Stone Springs Blvd.
    Dulles, VA 20166
    571-349-4000

    Inova Virts Miller Family Emergency and Trauma Center
    Inova Loudoun Hospital
    44045 Riverside Parkway
    Leesburg, VA 20176
    703-858-6040

    Inova Children’s Emergency Room at Loudoun Hospital
    44045 Riverside Parkway
    Leesburg, VA 20176
    703-858-6048

    Wheeler Family Emergency Department
    224 Cornwall St.
    Leesburg, VA 20176
    703-737-7520
     
    Inova HealthPlex – Ashburn
    22505 Landmark Court
    Ashburn, VA 20148
    571-612-6400

Click the arrows next to each topic or the "expand all" button below to learn more about Youth Warning Signs for Suicide, talking about suicide, and LCPS suicide prevention.

  • Youth Warning Signs

  • How Do I Respond: Tips for Talking About Suicide?

  • SOS Signs of Suicide

  • Suicide Risk Screening

Last Modified on January 17, 2023