Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center

The Grassroots hotline is available 24 hours a day. They provide support for individuals in crisis or anyone needing help connecting with resources in the community. They also provide walk-in counseling.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Howard County

The local chapter of the national organization, NAMI Howard County offers free support and education programs for individuals living with mental illness, as well as programs for friends, family, parents, and caregivers.

Education & Training

Network of Care – Resource Directory

The Network of Care provides information about behavioral health services in Howard County, including a directory of behavioral health providers. It is a good place to start your search for assistance with behavioral health issues.

Local Health Improvement Coalition (LHIC)

The LHIC website offers additional community resources, including links to upcoming mental health trainings.

Resources for Youth

Howard County Youth Suicide Prevention Campaign

A project of the Howard County Health Department, the Teen Health Matters website provides support for youth, more information on suicide warning signs, and suggested action steps.

Supporting a Student’s Mental Health
Howard County Public School System (HCPSS)

HCPSS summarizes the supports offered by the school system to promote mental health and wellness. The site also includes information about age-appropriate behavior, when you should follow up with a mental health professional, and a list of local resources.

Translated Materials

Find translated tips and information in Chinese (simplified and traditional), Korean, and Spanish.

Chinese (simplified)

提示建议与须知 – Emotional Support Human Tips

地平线基金会“情绪援助者须知”运动鼓励大众支持心理健康 – Emotional Support Human Campaign Announcement

Chinese (traditional)

提示建議與須知 – Emotional Support Human Tips

地平線基金會“情緒援助者須知”運動鼓勵大眾支持心理健康 – Emotional Support Human Campaign Announcement