Mental Health Resources for the Annapolis Area and Beyond

Sponsored by Steve Clark of Change Your Pace Therapeutic Massage in Arnold

March 11, 2023

This resource list was put together to be there for you to get information in the calmer times and immediate support in the crisis times. We know it's difficult to reach out and get help. Remember - you don't need to feel alone because you are not alone.    


Anne Arundel County Adolescent and Family Services  410-222-6785

Mental health services for children and families who live in Anne Arundel County and receive or are eligible to receive Medical Assistance.

Anne Arundel County Al-Anon  410-766-1984

Anne Arundel County Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)  410-268-5441

Anne Arundel County Crisis Response Warm Line   Website  410-768-5522 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Provides Anne Arundel County Residents in crisis with supportive assistance and linkages to resources within the community.  Run by the Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency.

Anne Arundel County Libraries  Website

Resources on a variety of topics

Anne Arundel Medical Center Psychiatric Day Hospital   Website 

Intensive daytime treatment program offering mental health services for adults and teens age 13 and older. The program is designed to help those moving from 24/7 inpatient care and those who need to stabilize a condition to prevent a lengthy hospital stay.

Arundel Lodge   Website

A non-profit organization that works toward a world where behavioral health disorders are not a limit to achieving a meaningful life in the community.  We envision being an essential member of a community network that helps prevent behavioral health disorders and provides the care and support people need to lead healthy, productive lives.

Chesapeake Life Center   Website

Grief support groups for those who have lost loved ones.

Kindness Grows Here   Facebook Page

Kindness Grows Here is a non-profit dedicated to fostering kindness in children and spreading kindness.

Moms for Mental Health   Website   Facebook Page   Resource List

A judgement free space for discussion and support.  

Pathways   Website   443-481-5400

Support for adults and their families on their journey to recovery.e

Safe Schools Maryland Tip Line   Website

An anonymous reporting system used to report threats to the safety and/or well-being of students.

Substance Use Assistance and Resource Line "HOPE Line"   410-222-0117 (weekdays during normal business hours)

Free assessments and referrals to treatment, services, and resources . 


Children's Mental Health Matters, A Maryland Public Awareness Campaign   Website

Information on a variety of topics, locate medical help, list of events, and more.

Maryland Crisis Hotline  (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)   Website

  • Call 211 and select option 1
  • Text your zip code 898-211
  • or visit

Maryland Youth Hotline   1-800-422-0009   Website


988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   Website   Call 988

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention   Website

A voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Crisis Text Line   Website   Text HOME to 741741 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Free 24/7 support at your fingers.  Any painful emotion supported.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance   Website

A resource list of helplines and other information.  Offers support groups in the Baltimore area.

The Depression Project   Website

Understanding depression, ways to get support and heal.

Lifeline Crisis Chat   Website

Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat. All chat centers in the Lifeline network are accredited by CONTACT USA. Lifeline Chat is available 24/7 across the U.S.

List of Hotlines   Website

Huge list of National hotlines for many topics including Abuse, Addiction, Crisis, Domestic and Family Violence, Eating Disorders, Self-injury, and Suicide. 

Mental Health America   Website

Tools for mental wellness, online screening tool, and other resources. They also have a caregiver's guide.

Mental Health First Aid   Website

A skills-based training course that teaches participants to identify, understand and respond to mental health and substance use challenges.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)   Website (Anne Arundel County)

Resources, classes, support, and more.  

The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

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

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Partnership to End Addiction   Website   Text JOIN to 55753

So many other parents and families have gone through, and are going through, the same challenges you’re facing now. We’re here to help.  Information, resources, and support 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress Helpline   1-800-985-5990   Text TALKWITHUS to 66746   Website

The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

The Trevor Project: Resources for LGBTQ Youth   Lifeline 1-866-488-7386   Text TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200   Website

Chat and support for LGBTQ+ youth

The Youth Mental Health Project   Website

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate, empower, and support families and communities to better understand and care for the mental health of our youth.

Know of a great resource we missed?  Have a clinic and want to be listed in our guide?  Email Darla.  

This guide was sponsored by our good friend Steve Clark from Change Your Pace Therapeutic Massage in Arnold. Contact Steve to schedule a one-hour massage that will leave you feeling wonderful and ready to face the world. 20% off your first visit.

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To learn more about Steve, what he does, and how he can make you feel, read Finding Zen with Steve Clark of Change Your Pace Therapeutic Massagean article published by Macaroni KID Annapolis on December 9, 2022.