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Crisis Services

 

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Veterans Services

 

AACMHA provides a wide range of programs and services for veterans facing mental health issues.

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Training & Workshops

 

New Training available! Challenges and Opportunities of Working With the Geriatric Population

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COVID-19

Bilingual SNAP Telephone Hotline

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, many individuals and families have been affected. As a result, Catholic Charities of Baltimore has launched a bilingual SNAP telephone hotline to assist with SNAP applications.

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COVID-19 Recovery, Resurgence Readiness, and Reopening Checklist for Behavioral Health Providers

The purpose of this tool is to assist behavioral health providers in planning for safe, long-term organizational preparedness during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are universal preparedness questions that all providers should consider, however, there is not a one size fits all approach to planning for continuity of operations.

Click here for the checklist.

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Catholic Charities Expands SNAP Hotline

In the last month, as the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically slowed the U.S. economy,more than 50 0 Maryland families asked Catholic Charities for help with expenses.

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Inspector General Warns About New Social Security Benefit Suspension Scam

The Social Security Office of the Inspector General has received reports that Social Security beneficiaries have received letters through the U.S. Mail stating their payments will be suspended or discontinued unless they call a phone number referenced in the letter.

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Provider Alert - May 5, 2020

Updated COVID-19 FAQ and Resources

May 5, 2020

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A message from our Executive Director

Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency (AACMHA) opposes racism and racial discrimination in the strongest possible terms; both out of respect for each individual’s humanity and, as the mental health authority for the county, out of concern for the public health.  We hold each of AACMHA’s employees to the highest standards in terms of respecting each other and every member of the community we serve. 

AACMHA understands that all forms of racism and racial discrimination negatively affect mental health and wellbeing.  Last year, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health declared racism as a public health issue.  Recently, the Health Department launched a COVID-19 Health Equity Initiative, and is setting up an Office of Health Equity and Racial Justice.  AACMHA wholeheartedly supports this important work and continues to work with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health on these critical initiatives. 

Adrienne Mickler

 

Latest News

Digital Exhibition - The Art of Recovery

Brought to Maryland Hall by Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency in partnership with Recovery Anne Arundel, The Art of Recovery showcases how artists use their talents to express what words cannot. Their art helps celebrate the joys of recovery and demonstrates the many conditions artists face ranging from homelessness, mental health, and addiction.

Click here to view the exhibit.

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RFP In-Home Intervention Program - Children

AACMHA desires to identify vendors to provide an In-Home Intervention Program for Children in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties beginning on or about November 2, 2020.

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ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM RECEIVES 2020 CIT INTERNATIONAL AWARD

It is with tremendous pride that I would like to announce that the Anne Arundel County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) was selected for the 2020 CIT International Crisis Intervention Team Award.  Through the partnership and teamwork of the Anne Arundel County Police Department and the Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency’s Crisis Response System, they are able to work collaboratively to de-escalate critical situations and identify the needs of an individual or group in crisis.

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Letter from the Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health

Click here to see the letter from the Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health.

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Crisis Resources

Support During a Crisis

The Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency and the Anne Arundel County Department of Health have compiled the following information and resources for addressing mental health and overall well-being of children and adults. 

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If you have Experienced a Traumatic Event or Critical Incident...

If you have experienced a traumatic event or a critical incident (any event that causes unusually strong emotional reactions that have the potential to interfere with the ability to function normally), even though the event may be over, you may now be experiencing or may experience later, some strong emotional or physical reactions. 

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Coping With Tragedy Video

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About AACMHA

The Mission of the Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency is to provide leadership and collaboration for planning, monitoring, and managing of a comprehensive, quality, person-centered, Behavioral Health continuum of care for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders that promotes prevention, recovery, resiliency, health and wellness for our residents who have, or who are at risk for, these behavioral health disorders.

The Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency (AACMHA) is dedicated to ensuring that Medicaid recipients and other low-income, non-insured county residents who meet certain criteria have access to a wide range of quality mental health services.

There are numerous agencies involved in providing mental health care and many different words are used to describe services. If you don't understand what a word or term means, visit our words to know page for more information.

 

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CRISIS WARMLINE
410-768-5522
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
1-800-422-0009
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

2-1-1 Maryland
Dial 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

National Suicide Prevention Hotlines

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Safety Hotline
1-877-676-9854
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
1-800-985-5990
Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746

Physician Support Line
1-888-409-0141
Monday – Friday: 8AM - 3AM ET
Saturday – Sunday: 8AM - 3AM ET

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