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Helpful Information and Resources

If you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please dial 911
or contact ACCESS at 540-961-8400.

Resources: Resources

NRVCS (New River Valley Community Services) Emergency Services provides emergency evaluation and crisis intervention to the New River Valley 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. A friend or family member can call for you if you feel that you are unable to do so yourself. Call 540-961-8400.


The Raft Crisis Hotline is a program of NRVCS that offers free paraprofessional phone counseling services to the community.Volunteers provide suicide and crisis intervention, empathy and support, mental health and substance abuse information and referrals to the local communities including Virginia Tech and Radford University. Raft operates 4 p.m. – 8 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on the weekends. NRVCS Case Managers answer the phones during business hours and New Horizons, a residential crisis stabilization program, provides callers with services when volunteers are unavailable. Call 540-961-8400.


A mental health admittance and referral service of Montgomery Regional Hospital and Lewis Gale Hospital. Call 804-327-5191 or 877-886-7026.


A 24-hour referral and emergency evaluation service of Carillion Health Care. Call 1-800-284-8898 or 540-981-8181.


Warm Line is a peer-run service for residents of Virginia.The peers at MHAV are not licensed professionals, medical providers, or legal advisers. MHAV’s Warm Line can provide support for those who need someone to talk to, however crisis situations should be directed to another of the listed resources. Call 1-866-400-MHAV (6428).

Other National Crisis and Support Hotlines

Working Cafe

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

1-800-273-8255 (1-800-TALK)

Veterans Crisis Line

Call 1-800-273-8255, and press 1 OR text 838255

The Trevor Project

(Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth) 866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

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