Resources

Many organizations offer a wide range of services, but only those services related to drug abuse are referenced in this resource listing. Parents may also contact their primary-care physician for diagnosis and treatment options or referrals to a specialist.

  1. County Resources
  2. Community Resources
  3. Public School Students & Their Families

The Chesterfield County Mental Health Child & Adolescent Services Substance Abuse Team

  • Provides assessment, evidenced-based individual, family and group therapy to youths who are using mood-altering substances or who may have co-occurring mental-health and substance-abuse problems.
  • The team uses the Seven Challenges program, which has proven to be effective.

For more information, call Trish Mullen at 804-717-6748. To request services, call 804-768-7316.

The Chesterfield County Mental Health Crisis Team

Provides assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. for assistance, call 804-748-6456.

Chesterfield County Mental Health Prevention Team

Offers parent education through consultation, classes and workshops. Call Prevention Services at 804-768-7800 or, for a list of current classes, view the Parenting Education Classes.

Manchester Rescue Squad

Offers the community information, resources and a designated "safe place," in addition to providing emergency medical services.

Safe Places

  • Empowers youth
  • Provides immediate help when they are in dangerous situations, including drug-related ones

For Youth

If you are in a life-threatening situation, call 911. Call 804-276-4344 if you:

  • Have run away
  • Are kidnapped
  • Are abused
  • On an unsafe date
  • In the car with an unsafe or drunk driver
  • Locked out of the house
  • Having trouble at home or school
  • Are avoiding a bully

Or, stop by the rescue squad located at:
3500 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23235

Trained Staff

Trained staff will call a designated help line and a Safe Place caseworker will be sent to pick up the child or teen, assess the situation, and provide assistance.

Chesterfield /Colonial Heights Crime Solvers

Provides an anonymous system for submitting tips about crimes or violations of school policies. Call 804-748-0660, or text "tip 699," plus your message, to CRIMES (274637), or complete and submit the online form.