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Why Give to MHA?

The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is an independent 501(c)3 organization dedicated to building a strong foundation of emotional wellness through education, empowerment, advocacy and treatment for children, adults and families.

Your gift enables MHA to be available, accessible and responsive to the changing needs of our community.  Your support brings us closer to our vision of a community where children can grow and thrive without fear, where good mental health is valued, where people of all agees knwo when and how to seek help for emotional or family problems without shame, and where everyone will have access to mental health services without barriers.

Here is a snapshot of MHA's impact in fiscal year 2014:

  • MHA's Call Specialists Answered: 
    • 25,089 Hotline Calls
    •   7,192 Calls to 2-1-1
    •   1,726 Suicide Related Calls
  • MHA's Call Specialists made 1,271 follow up calls to check back with callers
  • 96% of callers felt better after talking with a Call Specialist
  • 27 Walk-In Clients
  • 2,713 therapy sessions paying on a sliding fee scale
  • 83% of clients realized improvements their sense of wellbeing
  • 88% of clients experienced improvement in daily functioning
  • 974 home visits were made by Family Support Workers 
  • 98% of those children were developmentally on track
Your gift will make a real difference to the lives of those the Mental Health Association of Frederick County is able to serve and a positive impact on our community!  Thank you!               

Make A Gift

Your support enables us to provide suicide/crisis intervention, professional therapy services on a sliding scale basis, trained advocates for children in the foster care system, and child abuse prevention programs that strengthen and empower Frederick’s children and families.
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