For Patients & Families

Locate a Provider/Service Crisis/Suicide Prevention Helplines - Call or Text Health Insurance Options Autism Resources Advocacy Resources Substance Use Resources

Locate a Provider/Service

2-1-1 Maine, Inc.

Dial 211 or 1-877-463-6207 (When Out of State)

If you are not sure who to call, dial 2-1-1 to get connected to statewide services and programs.
One number - thousands of services. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, 24-hour number that connects people who want to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community.

For more information visit: www.211maineorg.

Aunt Bertha

Aunt Bertha is an online directory of community resources such as medical care, food, housing and more. Simply enter your zip code to easily find programs near you.

MaineHealth Community Resources (auntbertha.com)

DHHS Children’s Behavioral Health Website- Find a Provider

This website helps you find a provider in a specific county within Maine or you can search by the service you are looking for.

Find a Provider

Resource Guide for Maine Families, Schools and Communities

The Multi-Tier Systems of Support Resource Guide for Maine Families, Schools, and Communities was written to provide assistance to individuals, families, and schools in identifying needed resources and supports.

Download Resource Guide (PDF)

Crisis/Suicide Prevention

Maine Statewide Crisis Hotline

1-888-568-1112 (Voice) or 711 (Maine Relay)

The Maine Crisis Hotline helps to stabilize individuals and families while assisting in crisis resolution and action planning. If you are concerned about yourself or about somebody else, call the 24-hour crisis hotline and speak with a trained crisis clinician who can connect you to the closest crisis center.

For more information visit: https://heretohelpmaine.com/.

Suicide Prevention

1-888-568-1112 (Voice) The Maine Crisis Hotline or 711 (Maine Relay)

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.

For more information visit the Maine Suicide Prevention Program.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Suicide prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line

Mental health emergency: Text "HOME" to 741-741

For more information, visit Crisis Text Line

NAMI Maine Teen Text Support Line

Peer mental health support: 207-515-8398

Trevor Project Text Line

Text "START" to 678678

Suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ Community

Helplines – Call or Text

NAMI Maine Helpline

1-800-464-5767 (Press 1)

The NAMI Helpline is a safe and confidential mental health service for peers, law enforcement, professionals, friends and family members. It provides support, education and advocacy for anyone with questions about mental health concerns. Helpline available Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.

For more information visit: www.namimaine.org.
helpline@namimaine.org

Intentional Peer Support Warmline

1-866-771-WARM (9276) or 711 (Maine Relay)

The Intentional Peer Support Warm Line is available toll-free from anywhere in Maine, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is a mental health peer-to-peer phone support program offering mutual conversations with a trained specialist who has life experience with mental health and/or substance use issues and recovery. The focus is to encourage and foster recovery, moving toward wellness and reconnecting with community.

For more information, visit the Office of Behavioral Health

Sexual Assault Helpline

1-800-871-7741 (Voice) or 711 (Maine Relay)

Call the 24-hour statewide sexual assault crisis and support line (or text Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm) for confidential services free of charge. 

For more information visit: www.mecasa.org.

For a list of resources in Tribal communities visit: www.mcedv.org/get-help/

Crisis Text Line

Mental health emergency: Text "HOME" to 741-741

For more information, visit Crisis Text Line

NAMI Maine Teen Text Support Line

Peer mental health support: 207-515-8398

Trevor Project Text Line

Text "START" to 678678

Suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ Community

Domestic Violence Helpline

1-866-834-HELP (4357)

The statewide Domestic Violence Helpline connects callers with advocates at Domestic Violence Resource Centers and provides information, crisis counseling, emotional support and advocacy.

For more information visit: www.mcedv.org.

For a list of resources in Tribal communities visit: www.mcedv.org/get-help/

Poison Control Center

1-800-222-1222 (Voice) or 711 (Maine Relay)

The Northern New England Poison Center is the regional poison center for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. It is available 24-hours to provide immediate treatment advice for poisonings and answer questions about poisons and prevention.

For more information visit: www.nnepc.org.

Child Protective Services

1-800-452-1999 (Voice) or 711 (Maine Relay)

If you are concerned about child neglect or abuse, call this 24-hour hotline to speak to a child protective specialist. Calls may be made anonymously. 

Get more information.

Health Insurance Options

Katie Beckett MaineCare

Children under age 19, with serious health conditions who are over the income level for MaineCare, may get MaineCare coverage through the Katie Beckett program. Children enrolled in Katie Beckett pay a low-cost premium for health coverage.

Consumers for Affordable Healthcare

Advocating the right to quality, affordable health care for every person in Maine.
 
Mainers who are worried about losing health insurance or having a hard time paying monthly premiums have options. You should act quickly since some options are time limited. Call the Consumer Assistance Program at Consumers for Affordable Health Care at 1-800-965-7476 for help.

More information: www.mainecahc.org/

Autism Resources

Autism Response Team

888-AUTISM2 (888-288-4762)

Support for patients and families affected by autism

Autism Society of Maine (ASM)

For more information visit: www.asmonline.org.

Autism Speaks

For more information visit: www.autismspeaks.org.

Advocacy Resources

G.E.A.R Parent Network

For more information visit: gearparentnetwork.org.

Maine Parent Federation (MPF)

For more information visit: mpf.org.

Substance Use Resources

Parent Substance Use Helpline

855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373)

Support for parents whose teen is using substances

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

1-800-737-6237

During business hours, your call will be taken by a member of Alcoholics Anonymous who knows exactly what you are going through and can give you all the information you need. At night, there is a well-qualified answering service, that can give meeting information, or put you in touch with a person in your area recovering from alcohol use disorder who is available to talk with you about how to get help.

For more information visit: csoaamaine.org/.

Eyes Open for ME

1-800-974-0062

Visit www.eyesopenforme.org for more information on Opioid Use Disorder and ways to get help.

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Locator

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

1-800-974-0062

Call the Narcotics Anonymous helpline and talk to a person in recovery from addiction.

For more information visit: www.namaine.org.

The Maine Tobacco Helpline

1-800-207-1230

When you're ready to quit, just call.

For more information visit thequitlink.com/.

Statewide Al'anon

1-800-498-1844

Al'anon meetings are a place to learn how to change reactions to the attitudes and behaviors common in alcoholic relationships, including those where drinking no longer occurs. The hotline is staffed by volunteers who answer phones, provide literature, and keep meeting information. 

For more information visit: www.maineafg.org.

OPTIONS

The Overdose Prevention Through Intensive Outreach Naloxone and Safety (OPTIONS) initiative is a coordinated effort of the Maine Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) and other state agencies to improve the health of Mainers using substances through harm reduction strategies, helping them on the road to recovery, and dramatically reducing the number of fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses.

More information: https://knowyouroptions.me/about-options/

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