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People are talking about MHA. Do you know why?

Plan to visit and find out!  Mental Health Matters Hours are a way for MHA to educate, inform and engage the community about who we are, what we do and how we help EVERYONE.

Three things to know about Mental Health Matters Hours
  1. It will last no more than ONE HOUR
  2. We will not ask you for money
  3. You will learn about MHA and mental health
Mental Health Matters Hours take place twice a month at the Mental Health Association of Frederick County, George L Shields Community Services Wing,  226 South Jefferson Street, Frederick MD 21701

Upcoming dates include:
Thursday April 14 at 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 26  at 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 12 at 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday,  May 24 at 4:00 p.m.

For more information or to RSVP please call Niki Thrash 301-698-4974

18th Annual Catoctin Affair

The 18th Annual Catoctin Affair: A Benefit for the Mental Health Association will be held on Saturday April 9, 2016 from 6:00-11:00pm at the EventPlex at the Great Frederick Fairgrounds. Enjoy gourmet fare from Frederick’s most exclusive restaurants and caterers. The evening’s delights continue with dancing, music and a live auction featuring an extensive variety of fabulous items. A complete line-up of cuisine and auction items is posted to our web site at  Sponsorships and Tickets are still available!!

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 Specialst 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

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Need Help?
Call 2-1-1
In Crisis?
301.662.2255 (local)
800.422.0009 (statewide)
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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.

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