Mental Health Support Services
The Department of Mental Health Support Services (MHSS) is the provider of mental health, developmental disabilities and substance use disorder services for children and adults in Chesterfield County. Services are also available for very young children through our Prevention and Early Intervention Programs.
COVID-19 Family & Parent Resources
- Tips for Helping a Loved One Who is Coping with a Mental Health or Substance Use Concern (PDF)
- Guide to Starting a Conversation with a Loved One About a Mental Health or Substance Use Concern (PDF)
- Season Of Hope - Resources For Navigating A Challenging Time (PDF)
- International Survivor of Suicide Loss Day 2020 (PDF)
- Let's Talk About It- Mental Health For Seniors (PDF)
- Use Technology To Boost Your Mental Health (PDF)
- Grieving The Loss of a Loved One During COVID-19 (PDF)
- Mental Health Support Services COVID-19 Resource Guide (PDF)
- COVID-19 Recovery Guide ALL Virtual Recovery Support Meeting List (PDF)
- Mental Health Information and Resource Guide (PDF)
- CDC Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
- National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) - Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource
- National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) - Responding to Change and Loss (PDF)
- Chesterfield County Prevention Services Facebook
- Confident Parents, Confident Kids - My Kid’s School is Closed, So Now What?
- Psychology Today - How to Talk to Kids and Teens About the Coronavirus
- Sports Backers - Fitness Warriors (YouTube Channel Playlist)
- Sports Backers - Kids Run RVA (YouTube Channel Playlist)
Provides individualized mental health counseling services to adults over the age of 18. Consumers seek services for a wide range of problems including:
- Domestic Violence
- Substance Use Disorders
- Variety of interpersonal problems
For more information about Adult Services:
Services for children and adolescents are offered through a broad range of programming that focuses on mental health and substance use disorder treatment and preventative and early intervention programs for ages birth to 17 years of age.
Developmental Disability Services
Services provide flexible and individualized supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities. These include residential supports to adults, training / support to individuals (ages 11 to adult) with developmental disabilities, among other services.