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


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Maryland Department of Health releases FAQ Document for Post Covid-19 Executive Orders

On July 1, 2021, certain executive orders issued during the State of Emergency were terminated. One of the orders was Executive Order 20-04-01-01, which expanded the use of telehealth and audio-only services. This order is replaced by the Preserve Telehealth Act (SB 3).

CLICK HERE to view a list of FAQs regarding this update.

If you have a behavioral health question related to post COVID-19 telehealth services, please contact bha.inquiries@maryland.gov with additional questions or concerns, or contact your Local Behavioral Health Authority


Maryland Department of Health Releases Resource Guide for Students and Young Adults Coping with Covid-19 Pandemic


Who is Providing Covid-19 Vaccines in Anne Arundel County?



Visit the OpenArundel website for current data on the Anne Arundel County Cross-Departmental COVID-19 Response.


A message from our Executive Director


March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling has created an awareness toolkit and screening guide for providers and community health organizations.


In addition, the center has an ongoing series of webinars covering topics including suicide and gambling disorders, harm reduction strategies, and stress management approaches to treatment.


They have also created resources for the general public including self-assessment tools, tips for family members, and Spanish-language fact sheets.


This month we also recognize National Dentist's Day on March 6th, Certified Nurses Day on March 19th and National Doctor's Day on March 30th. We are grateful for the hard work and dedication of all medical professionals and honor all they do to improve the health of our community.


For a list of local Behavioral Health local resources, click HERE.


For information and referrals, contact us at 410-222-2421 or email aac-lbha-connect@aacounty.org.


FY23 Annual Plan for the Anne Arundel County LBHA


For emergencies, The Anne Arundel County Warmline can be reached 24/7 at 410-768-5522 or dial 2-1-1, then press 1 for support from Maryland 211.



Adrienne Mickler



Latest News

Provider Announcements on the Anne Arundel County LBHA Team Drive and Provider Listings on the Anne Arundel County Network of Care

The Anne Arundel County Local Behavioral Health Authority (LBHA) regulary emails announcements of interest to local providers. If you would like to receive the LBHA Provider Announcement emails, please submit your request to aac-lbha-connect@aacounty.org.

The Anne Arundel County Network of Care is a free online resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health. It provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as other features. 

If you would like your organization added to the Network of Care provider listings, CLICK HERE.

If you already have a provider listing on Network of Care but need to edit your listing, CLICK HERE.


Maryland Behavioral Health Walk-In & Urgent Care Centers List and Crisis Hotlines List- Updated December 2022

The Maryland Department of Health has released an updated list of state-wide Behavioral Health walk-in and urgent care centers. To download a copy of the list, CLICK HERE.

In additon The Maryland Crisis Hotlines Resource Guide has been updated. To access that list, CLICK HERE.


Older Adult Mental Health Art Exhibit, Thursday, May 11th

In recognition of Older Americans Month (May), we will be co-hosting an older adult mental health art exhibit with the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.

This exhibit will be held at the Annapolis Senior Center on Thursday, May 11th from 4:30 PM-6:00PM ET.

For more details including RSVP information, download the event flyer HERE.


AACMHA Community Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 6th

Save the Date!

The first week of May is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week. Join us in celebrating on Saturday, May 6th for a free Community Family Fun Day at Pip Moyer Recreation Center in Annapolis. We will have games, performances, face painting, a dunk booth, and much more from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM.

Click here for the Community Family Fun Day flyer.


ICISF World Congress 17: The Power of Purpose in Baltimore April 30th-May 5th

The Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency will be a sponsor of this year's International Cristical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) World Congress. It will be held April 30th-May 5th in Baltimore.

This event is the premier forum for multidisciplinary exchange of ideas and information among those who provide crisis intervention services. The ICISF World Congress 17 will provide leadership, education, and training, as well as presentations appropriate for those just beginning their exploration of the field of crisis intervention, and those already serving on CISM, peer support or crisis intervention teams.

Click here for more information about the ICISF World Congress 17: The Power of Purpose.


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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

Call 911 for immediate assistance in any emergency

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Maryland's Crisis Line
Dial 2-1-1, Press 1
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Safety Hotline
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Anne Arundel County Veteran's Service Phone Line
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday

National Suicide Prevention Hotlines

National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Dial or Text 988 or Chat
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746

Physician Support Line
Monday – Friday: 8AM - 3AM ET
Saturday – Sunday: 8AM - 3AM ET

Veteran's Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255, Press 1, or text to 838255
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Anne Arundel County Department of Health's Gun Violence Intervention Team  (GVIT) Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Anne Arundel County Department of Health's Gun Violence Intervention Team (GVIT) Domestic Violence Toolkit

Anne Arundel County Department of Health's Gun Violence Intervention Team (GVIT) Responsible Gun Ownership Toolkit

Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Gun Violence Intervention Team (GVIT) Youth Gun Safety Toolkit

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