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Mental health care in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Your mind and body are connected. Your thoughts and feelings affect your overall well-being — and we’re committed to helping you be mentally, physically, and emotionally healthy.

How to get mental health services

We’ll help you find the right support and connect you to the care you need. You don’t need a referral to access mental health services.

  • To make an initial appointment, members can call our Behavioral Health Access Unit, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1-866-530-8778 (TTY 711).
  • If you need help for an urgent mental health problem, call our clinical contact center 24/7 at 1-800-777-7904 (TTY 711). Trained Kaiser Permanente staff will evaluate your situation and find the right care for you.
  • Go to Appointments or use the Kaiser Permanente app.

Do not attempt to access emergency care through this website.

If you think you’re having a psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.1

Self-care wellness resources

Your care extends beyond therapy, medication, or treatment. Take advantage of things you can do to support your own wellness and help you keep a healthy balance of mind, body, and spirit.