Self-Help Information

Time & stress management

It can be difficult to juggle school, work, family and play. How can you keep the stress level in balance?
  • Organization: it won’t make more hours in the day, but it can make it easier to get things done.
  • Study skills: peer tutors are available to help.
  • Mind tools - time management: tips on how to prioritize and reach your goals.

Self-assessment

Self-assess your interests, values, skills, goals & personality type.
Re-entry Student
  • Back to college: is an all-in-one resource for the adult returning to college.

Community resources

Emergency/Crisis

Baltimore County crisis response system

Service description: comprehensive crisis intervention services for those experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Operations center provides telephone assessments, triage, information/referral, and suicide prevention/intervention; staffed by mental health professionals; available 24/7
  • Mobile crisis team provides on-site, immediate response to a person in crisis; staffed by teams of mental health clinicians and plain-clothes police officers; available 10 a.m. – 1 a.m., seven days per week
Location: 1205 York Road, Suite 19, Baltimore, MD 21209
Telephone: 410.931.2214

Information/referral service

Maryland first call for help and United Way 211

Service description: confidential information and referral service.
  • Comprehensive database of more than 4,000 federal, state, and local services, both government and non- profit; includes referral for prescription, mortgage, rental, and utility assistance; staffed by certified, social work professionals able to assess caller needs and make referrals to appropriate resources; available 24/7.
Phone: 2-1-1 or 1.800.492.0618

Resource information (county)

Baltimore County Public Library connections: children, youth and family resources - online guide to community resources available in Baltimore County

Categories of Information: emergency/crisis assistance; child care; domestic violence; education, employment, and libraries; emotional well-being; family assistance; legal rights and services; physical well-being; rape; recreation; and runaway

Resource information (state)

Maryland Community services locator - online guide to community resources available in the State of Maryland

Categories of information: conflict resolution; disability services; family assistance; food assistance; health services; HIV/AIDS resources; housing programs; legal assistance; mental health services; parks and recreational sites; public schools; public Internet access sites; senior citizen resources; support groups; victim services; job readiness/adult education; and substance abuse treatment and prevention

Services for non-insured

Core Service Agency of Baltimore County

Service description: comprehensive range of accessible and affordable services for county residents.
  • Provides evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, case management, rehabilitation, community support, therapeutic foster care, supervised housing, emergency services, and crisis intervention.
Location: Baltimore County Department of Health – Bureau of Behavioral Health, 6401 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: 410.887.3828

Mental healthcare

The Pro Bono Counseling Project

Service description: free mental health care to families and those with no insurance and low incomes.
  • Provides counseling for family and couple issues, anxiety disorders, problems with self-esteem and social interactions, eating disorders, adjustment to untreatable illness, grief and loss, separation and divorce, and physical and sexual abuse and other forms of violence; staffed by licensed mental health professionals
  • Not for those with chronic mental illness or disorders due to drug and/or alcohol abuse
Phone: 410.825.1001 or 877.323.5800 (toll free)

ADHD/LD evaluations

The Loyola Clinical Centers

Service description: psycho-educational evaluations for children and adults with learning, attention, and emotional problems

Location: Belvedere Square, 5911 York Road, Suite 100
Phone: 410.617.1200