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Crisis Services

 

410-768-5522

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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! Regrounding Our Response - COURSE CANCELLED - NEW DATE TBD!

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COVID-19

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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Oasis: The Center for Mental Health

Since 2004, Oasis has been offering a safe and supportive refuge for individuals and families seeking
relief. Our team of board-certified experts works to help every patient become a better version of
themselves. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, let Oasis: The Center for Mental Health
help you find peace. Contact us today for a free screening and to set an appointment.

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County Executive Pittman Announces New Financial Protections

County Executive Steuart Pittman announced a new Eviction Prevention Program that will help renters struggling to pay rent or utility bills because of recent job loss or employment disruption in the wake of the COVID-19 public health crisis.

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May is Mental Health Month!

In celebration of mental health month, the AACMHA will be posting daily activities for individuals and families to participate in during the month of May.

We encourage you to explore new ways to build your mind and body connection, your resilience and your wellness.

Stay tuned for daily updates with information, activities and more in the month of May!

Click here for the full calendar.

 

A message from our Executive Director

Ideas to reduce anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 virus from the Anne Arundel County Department of Health and Anne Arundel County Executive:

  • Stay informed - visit the Anne Arundel County Department of Health and the Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families websites for local information and resources, the Maryland Department of Health website for Statewide information or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for national information
  • Take a media break - stay informed, but limit your time on social media
  • Take action - especially by practicing good health habits, handwashing with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds
  • Be aware of assumptions - don't let fear or panic guide your actions
  • Practice what works - Do more of what works to relive stress and reduce anxiety
  • Get the right kind of support - if you or someone you know is in need of mental health support, including resources to help manage anxiety, please call the Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency Crisis Response Warmline at 410-768-5522.

Adrienne Mickler

 

Latest News

Mental Health Month - Day 22

May is Mental Health Month!

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Mental Health Month - Day 21

May is Mental Health Month!

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Mental Health Month - Day 20

May is Mental Health Month!

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Mental Health Month - Day 19

May is Mental Health Month!

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Mental Health Month - Day 18

May is Mental Health Month!

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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.

 

Suicide Prevention Resources 

Hotlines for families and youth

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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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