Anger Management Assistance
Anger Management Sessions begin on May 18, 2020
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News of the coronavirus pandemic is causing increased stress and anxiety. You may be worried about your love ones, yourself, as well as others in your community. Anxiety may be particularly heightened in people with existing mental health and substance use disorders. Greenbelt CARES has compiled a list of trusted resources to help residents stay informed and take care of their mental health during this unusual, and potentially difficult, time.
For coronavirus text alerts:
Text “MdReady” to 898211 to get alerts, tips, and resources related to the new coronavirus.
For coronavirus phone support:
Call 2-1-1, then press 2 to connect with a helpline representative immediately to get additional information and resources.
Mental Health Resources
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing a mental health crisis there are 24-hour crisis hotlines in place to connect you to the resources you need.
- Prince George’s Crisis Hotline: 301-429-2185
Provides a comprehensive set of on-site and off-site mental health crisis response services and resources in Prince George's County.
- Maryland Crisis Hotline — 1-800-422-0009 State-wide 24-hour crisis intervention and supportive counseling hotline for suicide, family and relationship problems, shelter needs, violent or threatening domestic situations, loneliness, depression, chemical dependency issues, and others.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — 1-800-273-8255 The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit website for more information: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Calm Your Coronavirus Fears
The recent spread of the coronavirus is causing worry in many of us. So, CARES has compiled some tips that may help.
• Get enough sleep and eat well
• Get a two week supply of food and water
• Refill prescriptions
• Get some exercise or go for a walk
• Write down your worries
• Take a media break
• Communicate with loved ones
• Beware of misinformation- check the World Health Organization myth busters web page
• For more information & tips go to: http://www.cdc.gov health.maryland.gov
April 7, 2020
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call 1-800-985-5990 or
text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Update for 4/22/20
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND COVID19
The Corona Virus has certainly changed life as we know it. We are living a new normal and adjusting to a new norm. Unfortunately, Stay-At-Home orders have made a difficult situation worse when it comes to those living in close quarters with their abuser. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse by an intimate partner there are resources still available. Prince George’s County Government has created an infographic full of resources and tips for our residents. Keep this information and share it with your friends and family. For more information and other infographics related to County changes, policies and resources during the COVID-19 response, please visit: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/3397/Coronavirus.
Take care of yourself and your family during these difficult times for our nation!