Help Center Top Ten

Welcome to UMD Help Center Resources!

This is a list of resources most used by HCVs, sorted by type of service.

Family Planning/Abortion

  • Metropolitan Family Planning Clinic: 301-474-5300
    • Abortion services with “affordable” fees
    • Locations in College Park as well as Camp Springs and Gaithersburg
    • “Discrete”
    • https://mfpiclinic.com/
  • Prince George’s Reproductive Health Services: 301-434-2300

Abuse/Domestic Violence

  • House of Ruth 24 Hour Hotline: 410-889-9884
    • Help for victims of intimate partner violence
    • Legal Hotline: 888-880-7884
    • Legal help, counseling, shelters
    • http://www.hruth.org/
  • My Sister’s Place DC: 202-966-9115
  • Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453 (1-800-4-A-Child)
    • 24/7 Confidential Hotline
    • crisis intervention, information, and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources
    • Website has downloadable resources
    • https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/
  • National Domestic Abuse Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
    • 24/7 Confidential Hotline
    • Crisis intervention, resources, etc.
    • OPTION: Online Chat (7am – 2pm Central Time)
    • http://www.thehotline.org/

Addiction

Crisis Hotline/Teams

Mental Health

  • Mental Health Services @ the Health Center: 301-314-8106
    • 2nd Floor of Health Center
    • Charge to student account/cash/check/credit
    • Individual and Group Therapy
    • Medication Evaluation and Treatment
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Hours :
  • On Our Own: 301-699-8939
    • Support and resources for people struggling with mental disorders
    • Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP): personalized recovery system developed by people with similar experiences
    • 10007 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD
    • http://www.onourownpg.org/
  • + Support Groups
  • MoodTools App
    • A free app that lets you:
      • Track your mood/ depression over time
      • Keep a thought diary and identify distortions
      • Develop a suicide safety plan, keep resources on hand
    • Available on google play and the App Store
    • http://www.moodtools.org/

Text Message/Messaging Crisis Services

Sexual Assault

  • CARE to Stop Violence @ the Health Center
    • Emergency Number: 301-741-3442 (24 hr)
    • Office Number: 301-314-2222
    • Free, Private, Confidential
    • Advocates help victims of rape, sexual violence, stalking and dating, abuse navigate options: legal, medical, mental health
    • http://health.umd.edu/care

Sexual Health

  • American Sexual Health Association’s STD Hotline: 1-919-361-8488

    • Available Mon-Fri, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm in English
    • Anonymous, confidential information on STIs and how to prevent them
    • Referrals to clinical and other services

LGTBQIAP+

  • LGBT Equity Center: 2218 Marie Mount Hall
  • LGBT National Help Center: 1-888-843-4564
  • LGTB National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743
  • LGTB SAGE Hotline: 1-888-234-7243
  • Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
    • Crisis counseling
    • Volunteers are all trans-identified
    • Operators will only call emergency services with caller’s expressed consent
    • https://www.translifeline.org/
  • Asexual Visibility and Education Network

Health

Safety/Help

Student Life

  • Career Center: 301-314-7225
  • Resident Life: 301-314-2100
  • Financial Aid (counseling for financial situations): 301-314-9000
  • Student Organization Database: https://orgsync.com/login/university-of-maryland
  • Services Locator: 301-314-Desk
  • UMD Police: #333 or 301-405-3333, alternatively 911
  • PG Police: 301-333-4000
  • Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
  • IT Desk: 301-405-1500

Therapy Options

  • Psychotherapy Clinic and Research Lab: 301-314-5820
    • UMD Students not Eligible
    • All Sessions Video Taped
    • $25-50/Individual Therapy Session
  • Center for Healthy Families: 301-405-2273
    • $20-60 per session (based on a sliding scale)
  • UMD Psychology Clinic: 301-405-4808
    • 2114 BPS
    • $15/ 1 hour session
    • No limit on # of sessions
    • Not affiliated with Counseling Center
    • Can do individual, couple, family therapy
    • Clinic Psych Doctoral students do sessions, supervised by licensed psychologists

Nutrition

 

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