Mental Health

  • There are a number of agencies in the area that are now providing services through telephone and video conferencing. Contact your school social worker for more information or refer to your health insurance provider for referrals and specific coverages.

  • Colonial Behavioral Health

    Contact Info: Crisis Line: (757) 378-5555; Children’s Services and Greater Williamsburg Child Assessment Center (GWCAC): (757) 253-4047;  CBH Website

    Emergency services continue to operate 24 hours a day. Many services including psychiatric treatment, outpatient counseling, Genoa Pharmacy, and case management are being provided at this time. Many services are now provided over the phone or through video conferencing.

    Newport News Behavioral Health Center

    Contact Info: 17579 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23603; If you are experiencing a crisis, call (757) 888-0400

    Acute unit is open and services children in crisis ages 8 – 17.

    REACH: DD Crisis Services

    Contact Info: 1-888-255-2989

    REACH, Regional Educational Assessment Crisis Response Habilitation, is a 24/7 mobile crisis intervention program that provides crisis support to individuals with a Developmental Disability who are experiencing mental health or challenging behavioral needs.

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Contact info:1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to connect individuals in crisis with skilled counselors.

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Hotline

    Contact Info: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

    Avalon Shelter

    Contact Info: (757) 258-5051

    Avalon provides shelter and support for those experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault.

    Community Resources

    Mental Health/Wellness Resources