Getting Help

Network of Care - www.networkofcare.org

    Where to Call for Help

  • Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline - 800-422-0009
    • in an emergency
    • for help with children's mental health
    • for information on a mental health professional in your are for children, adults and older adults
  • Maryland Insurance Administration - 800-492-6116
  • Public Mental Health System for Medicaid recipients and for individuals who are active participants in the Pharmacy Assitance Program. Individuals who need services and are not sure that they qualify should contact their local core service agency (local mental health agency) or 800-888-1965 or TTY 800-735-2258.
  • Attorney General's Office Health Advocacy Unit - 877-261-8807
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - 301-443-4513 or www.nimh.nih.gov for recent research on prevention and treatment of mental illness.
  • Core Service Agencies - for information on public mental health services in yoru county, call the Core Service Agency, the local mental health agency. Core Service Agencies generally have specialists on housing, rehabilitation, senior and child and adolescent services.

    • Allegany - 301-777-5643
    • Anne Arundel - 410-222-7858
    • Baltimore City - 410-837-2647
    • Baltimore County - 410-887-2731
    • Calvert - 410-535-5400, ext. 475
    • Carroll - 410-876-4800
    • Cecil - 410-996-5112
    • Charles - 301-609-9016
    • Frederick - 301-682-6018
    • Garrett - 301-334-8144
    • Harford - 410-803-8726
    • Howard - 410-313-7350
    • Mid-Shore (Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's) - 410-770-4801
    • Montgomery - 240-777-1400
    • Prince George's - 301-985-3890
    • Somerset - 443-523-1810
    • St. Mary's - 301-475-4361
    • Washington - 301-739-2490
    • Worcester - 410-632-3366
    • Wicomico - 410-543-6981

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