Community Resources

The following mental health resources are presented for your information only, and do not necessarily represent our opinions or advice or constitute our endorsement of these services. For mental health emergencies, please CALL 911 or go directly to your nearest hospital.

Maryland-Based Resources

Maryland association of Behavioral Health Authorities –

Community Behavioral Health Association Of Maryland –

NAMI Howard County –

EveryMind. –

Frederick Mental Health Association –

Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services –

The Family Services –

Sheppard Pratt –

Villa Maria Behavioral Health Clinic –

Time Organization Inc –

Mosaic Community Services –

Behavioral Health Clinic Baltimore –

Mental Health Association of Maryland –

Health Care for the Homeless –

NAMI Montgomery County –

Way Station –

Washington County Mental Health –

Harford Belair Community Mental –

Baltimore Behavioral Health –

Core Service Agency –

For All Seasons Inc –

Changing Turn Community Health Care Services –

Affiliated Sante Group –

Board of Child Care – Mental Health Outpatient Clinic –

Congruent Counseling Services –

Children’s Mental Health Matters –

Crossroads Community Inc –

Collaborative Counseling Center –

Pro Bono Counseling –

WIN Family Services –

CBH Health, LLC –

Family Service Foundation Inc –

Cornerstone Montgomery, Inc. –

Oasis: The Center For Mental Health –

Aspire Counseling –

Innovative Therapeutic Services –

Maryland Family Resources Inc –

Channel Marker Inc –

Anne Arundel County Mental Health –

Beacon Health Options –

Pace Consulting –

Chase Brexton Health Services –

Center for Urban Families –

Vesta Inc –

Imagine Wellness, LLC –

MHM Service Inc –

Mt Airy House Weinberg House –

Anne Arundel Crisis Response –

PDG Therapeutics –

Harbel Community Organization –

Universal Health Services –

Kidspeace Inc –

The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt –

Meier Clinics –

Empowering Minds Resource Center –

Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents – Baltimore –

Community Clinic, Inc –

 National Associations

  • American Psychological Association – Help Center

    APA’s Psychology Help Center is an online consumer resource featuring articles and information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being.

  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America

    The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is the leader in advocacy, education, training, and research for anxiety and stress-related disorders.

  • Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

    The Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation improves the lives of families raising children and teens living with bipolar disorder and related conditions.

  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.

  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

    The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically based tools and information written in language the general public can understand. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments, and discover a cure. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably.

  • International OCD Foundation (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

    The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is an international not-for-profit organization made up of people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others.

  • LD OnLine (Learning Disabilities and ADHD)

    LD is the world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each

  • Mental Health America

    With over a century of advocacy, public education, and the delivery of programs and services, Mental Health America is the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives.

  • Mental Health Association of Maryland

    Since 1915, the Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD) has been a leader in progressive programs resulting in more effective treatment, improved outcomes for individuals, increased research and greater public understanding of the needs of children and adults living with mental illness. We envision a just, humane and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect, dignity and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, and other mental illnesses that affect the brain.

  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders

    The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that seeks to prevent and alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.

  • National Center for PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder)

    The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) aims to advance the clinical care and social welfare of U.S. Veterans through research, education and training on PTSD and stress-related disorders. This site provides educational resources for Veterans and also for health care providers, researchers, and the general public.

  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network

    The National Child Traumatic Stress Network was established to improve access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events.

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

    The National Domestic Violence Hotline creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence.

  • National Eating Disorders Association

    National non-profit eating disorders organization. Information, referrals, support, prevention, conferences, and newsletters.

  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

    NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems.

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse

    NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention and treatment and to inform policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.

  • National Institutes of Health – Mental Health and Behavior
  • National Institute of Mental Health

    Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world’s foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health research. The NIH website offers health information for the public as well as medical professionals. There’s extensive information on funding opportunities and links to the many Institutes and Centers that make-up NIH such as the National Cancer Institute and the National Library of Medicine.

  • Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

    The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at, and publicizes the hotline’s free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.


Sometimes when we are overwhelmed in a situation, we need to talk to someone right away.  We offer the following resources that could be helpful when you are in immediate need of support.  Please feel free to call the hotlines at any time to reach a compassionate and trained person who can support you

Suicide Hotlines

Domestic Violence and Abuse Hotlines

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