Mental Health Resources and Support Organizations

for Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania

By Jenny Sites January 28, 2023

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List of mental health resources and support organizations

Here are resources you or your child can reach out to for more information. Organizations are listed alphabetically.

Black Mental Health Alliance

Annually, BMHA provides over 600 referrals to individuals seeking licensed culturally-competent clinicians for behavioral and mental health treatment.

Crisis Text Line

The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.

Text “HELLO” to 741741

Disaster Distress Helpline

The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Call or text 800-985-5990

Provides a list of domestic abuse shelters around the United States.


FORGE is a national transgender anti-violence organization.


This nonprofit's focus is suicide intervention, prevention, awareness, and education.

Lifeline Chat

The Lifeline is a free, confidential online crisis service that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects people to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.

National Center for Transgender Equality

The nation's leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.

Call 202-642-4542 

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)

A national network of service organizations working with LGBTQ people who have been victims of domestic violence

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 800-273-TALK (8255); En Español 888-628-9454; After July 16, 2022, dial 988

The NW Network

Organization specializing in providing resources for LGBTQ victims of domestic violence, the NW Network also maintains an extensive “resource clearinghouse.”

Project Semicolon

Project Semicolon is an anti-suicide movement and a way for people to show support for those dealing with mental health and suicide. The semicolon itself is used to link two thoughts together in writing. Project Semicolon explains it as "when an author could've chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to. The author is you and the sentence is your life." This led to the slogan "Your Story Isn't Over" for the group. 

SAMHSA’s National Helpline

SAMHSA offers referrals for substance abuse and mental health treatment 24/7, 365.

Call 800-662-HELP (4357)

Therapy for Black Girls

Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. The organization is run by and for trans people.

Call 877-565-8860

The Trevor Project 

The Trevor Project offers suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ youth.

Call 866-488-7386