GetHelpNow & Crisis Text Line

Last Updated: 1/26/2022 2:15 PM

GetHelpNow App - Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) launched a smartphone app to help people connect to a network of brain health service providers in the area. It is a quick way to find services for addiction and mental health treatment and other services. GetHelpNow helps users find the right kind of care such as support, treatment, housing, employment, chat lines, and more. The app gives users directions from their current location, direct call ability, the types of services offered by each provider, and the insurance and payments they accept. Plus, users can find supportive services such as naloxone training, hotline phone numbers and housing services. Smartphone users download the app, and select among the options of choosing 24/7 urgent services, treatment services, support services, or housing services. The GetHelpNow Montgomery County app is available for download from the Apple App Store or Google Play for Android. If you are not a smartphone user you can get information from the web here: GetHelpNow Website

Crisis Text Line - Anyone can text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is available for any crisis. A live trained counselor can help with issues such as Covid worries, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, self-harm, emotional abuse, loneliness, and suicidal thoughts.  The volunteer Crisis Counselor will be an empathetic listener, and help move the person from a "hot moment to a cool moment". They can also collaboratively help problem solve a plan to stay safe if needed. You can also access this service and learn more by going to their website at Crisis Text Line.