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UPDATE Thursday, January 28, 2016
MHA Offices are open on our regular schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Remember:  MHA Call Specialists are available 24/7
What Number Should I Call?

Information, Referral and Crisis Intervention Dial 2-1-1 or (866) 411-6803
For Frederick County and all of Western Maryland

Hotline 301-662-2255
For Crisis intervention, information, referrals and phone support

Phone Friend 301-694-8255
Available for children in 1st to 5th grade

Maryland Crisis Hotline 1-800-422-0009
Crisis intervention, phone support, information and referrals
Live Chat for Youth

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Walk-In Behavioral Health Services

Experiencing an emotional, mental, family or relationship crisis? Suicidal thoughts? Anxiety, grief or depression? Help is here.

Walk-In Behavioral Health Services is a free service where a Crisis Specialist will meet with you to help resolve a current crisis or concern and assist with connections to ongoing support. Available to adults, youth and children (under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian).

Location: 226 South Jefferson Street
Hours: Monday - Friday 12pm - 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 4pm  
For more information dial: 2-1-1 or 1-866-411-6803

Come and learn about WHY Mental Health Matters

Upcoming Mental Health
Matters Hours

Tuesday, January 26
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. CANCELED

Thursday, February 11
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, February 23
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 10
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, March 22
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Mental Health Associaiton
George L Shields Community
Services Wing
226 South Jefferson Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Program will begin promptly so please plan to arrive a few minutes early. Plenty of free parking on site.  RSVP or call Niki Thrash 301-698-4974

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Need Help?
Call 2-1-1
In Crisis?
301.662.2255 (local)
800.422.0009 (statewide)
Services available in over 150 languages

Find a Counselor

Find a counselor in Frederick County that serves your needs
2-1-1 of Frederick County

Find Referrals

For Information and Referrals in over 150 Languages. 2-1-1 cuts through the confusion and links callers to the health and human services they need. Call 2-1-1 from your telephone or go to
Guide Book

Check Out the Guide Book

View the current Guide to Mental Health and Community Health Services

Incluye Guía de Servicios Sociales Básicos
The Guide to Mental Health and Community Support Resources lists licensed mental health professionals, psychiatric facilities, and over 300 community support services agencies.

Mental Health Association of Frederick County