Whether you’re the one giving support or getting support, you’re not alone. Check out this page for more mental health resources in Howard County.
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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.
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.
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.
The LHIC website offers additional community resources, including links to upcoming mental health trainings.
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.
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.
Find translated tips and information in Chinese (simplified and traditional), Korean, and Spanish.
조언 및 예의 – Emotional Support Human Tips
호라이즌 재단의 “정서적 지지자 예절” (Emotional Support Human Etiquette) 캠페인은 사람들이 정신건강을 지지 하도록 장려합니다 – Emotional Support Human Campaign Announcement
Consejos y Etiqueta – Emotional Support Human Tips
La campaña “Etiqueta para Humanos de Apoyo Emocional” de Horizon Foundation alienta a las personas a apoyar la salud mental – Emotional Support Human Campaign Announcement