Resource List

Advocacy Organizations

  • Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD): Works to ensure that people with behavioral health illnesses reach their rightful place as participating, productive members of our community.
  • On Our Own of Maryland: State-wide behavioral health consumer education and advocacy organization that promotes equality in all aspects of society for people who receive behavioral health services. On Our Own develops alternative, recovery-based initiatives.
  • Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF): The Maryland Coalition of Families is the statewide voice for children’s behavioral health and is dedicated to: building a family-driven network of information and support; and improving services in all systems of care for children, youth and their families.
  • Maryland Addiction Recovery CenterThe Maryland Addiction Recovery Center provides a safe, caring, and therapeutic environment for those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of Maryland (NAMI Maryland): Advocacy organization for families and friends of people with serious mental illness, and for people who have mental illness.
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD): A voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting the Nation’s #1 health problem – alcoholism, drug addiction and the devastating consequences of alcohol and other drugs on individuals, families and communities.
  • Find information and resources to help you or a loved one battling alcohol addiction.
  • College Student’s Guide to Avoiding Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Get practical tips on navigating the pressures of substance use on college campuses.

Governmental Organizations

Service Provider Organizations

Veterans Community Services

Are you a veteran or a family member in crisis? Dial 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.

For more information on the crisis hotline, chat services and other help that is available to you click here.

Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans provides a confidential forum for veterans and family members to discuss challenges they are facing.  Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans helps link you with needed resources.