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Consumer Health Links

Consumer Health Links: Connecting You with Important Resources In Prince George's County and Surrounding Areas


Adult Protective Services
http://www.dhr.state.md.us/how/srvadult/protect.htm
805 Brightseat Road
Landover, MD 20785
1-800-917-7383

Community Crisis Services
Prince George's County Hotline & Suicide Prevention Center
http://www.communitycrisis.org/
PO Box 149
Hyattsville, MD 20781-0149
301-927-4500 (Crisis response)
1-888-731-0999 (Homeless hotline)
301-864-7130 (Suicide hotline)

Family Crisis Center, Inc., of Prince George's County
http://www.familycrisiscenter-pgco.org/
3601 Taylor Street
Brentwood, MD 20722
1-866-382-7474

House of Ruth
http://www.hruth.org/
2201 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
410-889-7884 (Domestic violence 24 hour hotline)

Maryland Commission for Women - Resource Directory
http://www.marylandwomen.org/
45 Calvert Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
1-877-868-2196
1-800-925-4434 (TTY)

Maryland Domestic Violence Service Providers/Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
http://www.mnadv.org/dv_providers.html
6911 Laurel-Bowie Road
Suite 309
Bowie, MD 20715
1-800-MD-HELPS
301-352-4574

Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation
Prince George's County Health Department
http://www.co.pg.md.us/Government/AgencyIndex/Health/tobacco.asp
Inglewood Office Center 2
1801 McCormick Drive
2nd Floor
Largo, MD 20774
1-888-561-4049
301-772-1192
301-877-1148 (TTY)


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