Mental Health and Addiction Resources in Fauquier and Rappahannock
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If you are experiencing MENTAL HEALTH or ADDICTION CRISIS:
Call Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services 24/7 CRISIS LINE
CALL (540) 825-5656
For the 24/7 National SUICIDE PREVENTION Lifeline
CALL (800) 273-8255
For the 24/7 CRISIS TEXT LINE:
Text "Home" to 741-741
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Phone: (540) 341-8732
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Mental Health and Addiction Resources
in Fauquier and Rappahannock

Phone: (540) 341-8732
X

GET HELP NOW

MEDICAL EMERGENCY ▼
MEDICAL EMERGENCY ▲
If you are experiencing a MEDICAL EMERGENCY:
CALL 9-1-1
MENTAL HEALTH or ADDICTION CRISIS ▼
MENTAL HEALTH or ADDICTION CRISIS ▲
If you are experiencing MENTAL HEALTH or ADDICTION CRISIS:
Call Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services 24/7 CRISIS LINE
CALL (540) 825-5656
For the 24/7 National SUICIDE PREVENTION Lifeline
CALL (800) 273-8255
For the 24/7 CRISIS TEXT LINE:
Text "Home" to 741-741
NON-EMERGENCY ▼

Our Mission & History

Our Mission is to promote and facilitate mental wellness in the communities we serve – primarily Fauquier and Rappahannock counties in Virginia.

Our Vision is to help create a caring community where everyone is able to live a healthy and fulfilling life.

We Value:

  • Treating everyone with dignity and caring
  • Increased understanding of mental health and substance use through information and education
  • Timely access to quality care for all
  • Prevention and early intervention
  • A trusting and engaged relationship with our community
  • A collaborative approach to creating community solutions
  • Responsible stewardship of our resources
  • Being a leader and catalyst for positive change

Our Story:

Established in 1964 when local citizens came together to create the first mental health clinic in the region, the Mental Health Association of Fauquier County (MHAFC) is a grassroots, nonprofit, advocacy and action group that works to increase awareness of mental health and substance use, decrease the stigma often associated with mental illness and addiction, and improve access to behavioral health treatment and supports. The Mental Health Association is an affiliate of Mental Health America.

Service and Collaboration

MHAFC has a strong history of service and collaboration including key partnerships with the Fauquier County Public Schools to address the needs of at-risk students, the Fauquier Free Clinic to provide mental health services to their patients, and local law enforcement to address the opioid epidemic.

Providing Leadership

MHAFC is currently providing leadership to several community-wide efforts including:

  1. the Youth and Family Initiative through which 25+ organizations are working to address drug use and mental health issues among local young people and support families with information and resources,
  2. a planning effort to integrate behavioral health with medical care and expand access to behavioral health care through tele-counseling and telepsychiatry,
  3. the region’s Mental Health Collaborative which brings together leaders from partner organizations to set community-wide goals to improve behavioral health and track progress toward those goals.

MHAFC also:

  • maintains a database of local resources and provides information and referral services to help residents find appropriate help,
  • provides Mental Health First Aid and other education programs to the community,
  • organizes workshops and conferences for professionals and community members on topics like “Treating Anxiety in Children” and “Treating Opioid Addiction,”
  • hosts data-gathering efforts like the PRIDE survey of mental health and substance use among local youth, and
  • hosts bi-annual Community Dialogues on Mental Health and Substance Use to get input from the community on concerns and recommendations for solutions.

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