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Serving the Community for 50 Years!

MHA makes a difference in our community EVERYDAY. In 2015 we celebrate 50 years of making a difference - that is BIG news!

Saving families, saving lives and making our community whole - that is MHA. Because mental health is not about those people out there - it is about all of us.

Walk-In Behavioral Health Services

Experiencing an emotional, mental, family or relationship crisis? Suicidal thoughts? Anxiety, grief or depression? Help is here.

Walk-In Behavioral Health Services is a free service where a Crisis Specialst will meet with you to help resolve a current crisis or concern and assist with connections to ongoing support. Available to adults, youth and children (under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian).

Location: 226 South Jefferson Street
Hours: Monday - Friday 12pm - 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 4pm  
For more information dial: 2-1-1 or 1-866-411-6803

17th Annual Catoctin Affair

The 17th Annual Catoctin Affair: A Benefit for the Mental Health Association will be held on Saturday April 11, 2015 from 6:30-11:30pm at the EventPlex at the Great Frederick Fairgrounds. Enjoy gourmet fare from Frederick’s most exclusive restaurants and caterers. The evening’s delights continue with dancing, music and a live auction featuring an extensive variety of fabulous items. A complete line-up of cuisine and auction items is posted to our web site at

Mental Illness Stigma

View a short video by the organization "No Kidding, Me Too!"   -  an organization trying to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness.

Need Help?
Call 2-1-1
In Crisis?
301.662.2255 (local)
800.422.0009 (statewide)
Services available in over 150 languages

Find a Counselor

Find a counselor in Frederick County that serves your needs
2-1-1 of Frederick County

Find Referrals

For Information and Referrals in over 150 Languages. 2-1-1 cuts through the confusion and links callers to the health and human services they need. Call 2-1-1 from your telephone or go to
Guide Book

Check Out the Guide Book

View the current Guide to Mental Health and Community Health Services

Incluye Guía de Servicios Sociales Básicos
The Guide to Mental Health and Community Support Resources lists licensed mental health professionals, psychiatric facilities, and over 300 community support services agencies.

Mental Health Association of Frederick County