Local Treatment Centers

Behavior Therapy Center (D.C.)

The Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington (BTC) offers behavioral and cognitive behavioral treatment for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Established over 30 years ago by the director, Dr. Charles Mansueto, BTC is nationally recognized as a leading center for treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and other anxiety disorders. BTC also provides evidence-based care for a full range of other psychological disorders.

11227 Lockwood Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20901


ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Self Harm, Stress, Suicide

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. They have databases of support groups for people with mental illness and their families, online support groups and affiliates for in-person support groups countrywide, and legal department works to change laws regarding mental health.


  • For information and referrals, call (M-F, 10 am-6 pm): 1-800-950-6264
Family, For Children, For Parents, Mental Health

Boys Town/Your Life Your Voice

Boys Town provides parents, teens, and families with resources related to suicide prevention, abuse, parenting troubles, and mental health. They run several different programs, blogs, classes, and more.

The Boys Town Hotline is staffed 24/7, year-round by trained counselors who can give advice and guidance on a wide range of issues, including adolescent defiance, tantrums, substance abuse and suicidal thoughts. Both parents and teenagers can call.


  • Call: 800-448-3000

Your Life Your Voice is one of the programs of Boys Town, and offers a 24/7 text line intended for pre-teens, teens, and young adults.


  • Text “VOICE” to 20121
Alcohol, Cocaine, Marijuana, Mental Health

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Routing Service

SAMHSA’s helpline is a confidential, free, 24/7/365 information service in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.


  • Call: 1-800-662-4357