Coalition for Trauma-Informed Schools' Model Recommendations on Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools Virginia Department of Education: Glossary of Education Terms Regulations Governing Special Education Dispute Resolution Options Non-Profit Assistance: Legal Services of Northern Virginia Disability Law Center of Virginia The Arc of Northern Virginia National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Other Virginia Agencies Providing Direct Supports: Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) Other Local Supports: PTA or Special Education PTA Public School Special Education Parent Resource Center Local chapter of the Trauma Informed Care Network Local support groups for NAMI
- If you or someone you know is a danger to themselves or others, call 9-1-1 and request a trained crisis intervention team member, if applicable.
- Contact the emergency services number for your local community services board. At that page, you can search by city, county or zip code to find the community services board in your area. Once located, go to their webpage and locate their emergency/crisis number that is 24/7.
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE
- Text “NAMI” to 741741 if you are having suicidal thoughts or urges.