Mental Health

Lower Shore Clinic -The Retreat Crisis Services

443-859-7774

716 N Division Street Salisbury, MD 21801

The Retreat offers a safe harbor and sanctuary for adults experiencing a psychiatric crisis. As a voluntary alternative to hospitalization, The Retreat provides short term Residential Crisis Services in a community-based setting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

In addition to Residential Crisis Services, The Retreat offers crisis counseling. The Retreat is appropriate as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization or to shorten the length of a hospital admission. Anyone who is medically stable, under the care of a physician, and awaiting admission to a psychiatric unit can be safely cared for at The Retreat. Situated in a quiet community, their trained crisis staff offer counseling and therapeutic groups.

Area Served: Eastern Shore Maryland

Mid Shore Transliance

443-786-2885

7401 Ocean Gateway Easton, MD 21601

Share experiences in a safe place. Socialize and make new friends. This support group is for individuals who identify anywhere along the trans and non-conforming spectrum. Our goal is to create a safe supportive space where we can discuss day to day topics that are important to each of us.

Meetings are held monthly on the third Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church. Please call or email for more information.

tags: LGBT, LGBTQ, support

The Visiting Counselor

410-754-9141

27203 Chimpans Lane, Federalsburg, MD 21632

​Lisa May, LCSW-C, CT is a Maryland Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Nationally Certified Grief Counselor. Lisa has decades of experience serving elders, parents and children who have experienced practical, emotional or health challenges & have found ways forward. House calls are available for individuals and their families dealing with chronic or terminal illness. Lisa also offers Therapeutic Horsemanship at Idylwild Farm in Federalsburg, Maryland.

tags: therapy, grief counseling, chronic illness, terminal illness

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Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri by appointment only

Idylwild Therapuetic Horsemanship

410-754-9141

27203 Chipman's Lane, Federalsburg, MD 21632

Since 1993 , as a Clinical Social Worker and Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Certified coach, my Therapeutic Horsemanship specialty is serving small groups and families with emotional or behavioral challenges.
Groups typically start in the Fall and Spring running for 4 to 15 weeks. Please visit the Therapy page at www.IdylwildFarm.com

For advanced riders who own a horse we offer Horse Training, Starting, and Horse Shoeing. I became the first person in the US accredited in the Mary Wanless’s “Ride With Your Mind” body-mechanics coaching method. The method optimizes the rider’s ability to learn independently and unlocks the horse’s ability to become more athletic.
With overnight stays on site, guests from far away can bring their horse with them!

Open to all! Call for current rates.

tags: therapeutic riding, therapy, horse therapy

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Hours of Operation

By appointment

Maryland Info Portal

410-767-4490

301 W. Preston Street, Suite 1101 Baltimore, MD 21201

The Maryland InfoPortal provides real-time access to 700-plus state programs providing financial, non-financial, and technical assistance to businesses, nonprofits, families, and local government agencies. The Maryland Department of Planning, through the State Clearinghouse, hosts this digital catalog and coordinates the timeliness and accuracy of the information with a network of more than 80 sponsoring agencies.

Caroline County Mental Health Clinic

410-479-3800

410-479-0052

Provide quality mental health services

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Service

A full range of outpatient mental health services are offered to Caroline County residents including: psychiatric evaluation, individual group and family therapy for adults adolescents and children, medication management, nursing services, information/referral services, school based therapy services provided in some public schools. Services are provided by an experienced staff of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and a welcoming support staff. Evening hours available by appointment only. Please contact the Clinic at 410-479-3800 for intake information.

Fees

The Clinic accepts Medicare, Medical Assistance and very limited private insurance. A sliding fee scale will be offered to the uninsured. Evening hours are available by appointment only.

Areas Served

Caroline County

Ages Served

All

Channel Marker, Inc.

410-822-4619

410-820-0124

508 Kerr Avenue, Denton, MD 21629

To provide prevention and support services to individuals, their families, and the community to maximize the mental health potential of all.

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Adult program includes site and community based psychiatric rehabilitation services, supported employment, residential, and special support and assistance for those suffering from mental illness as the primary diagnosis. The Youth Program offers community based psychiatric rehabilitative services.

Services are offered year round through after school and summer programming. Incorporated in the structured schedule are activities that encourage the youth to develop skills for working in groups and in peer relationships. A referral from a mental health provider is required. We have access to a language line as needed to assist with intakes and paperwork.

Channel Marker, Inc. is excited to add Residential Crisis Beds to our line of mental health and wellness support services in the Spring of 2022! An eight-bed crisis facility will be located within its Glebe Park Drive headquarters in Easton and serve individuals who are seeking stabilization through acute, non-emergent crisis support services.

Eligibility

Primary diagnosis of mental illness.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Fees

Vary according to program. Medical assistance accepted.

Areas Served

Caroline County, Talbot and Dorchester Counties

Ages Served

School-Aged Youth 5-18 & Adults 18+

Crossroads Community Inc.

410-758-3050

410-758-1223

Crossroads Community, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to teach skills and access resources that empower people with behavioral health needs to live satisfying and productive lives.

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Service

Psychiatric Rehabilitation for adults and children, Residential Rehabilitation for adults, Vocation services for adults, Respite services for children, Case Management services for adults, outreach to homeless individuals with mental health diagnoses.

Eligibility

Those applying for services must meet specific medical necessity criteria as designated by Maryland’s Behavioral Health Administration.

Areas Served

Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent & Queen Anne Counties

For All Seasons, Inc.

410-822-1018

410-479-0067

300 Talbot Street, Ste. 205 & 207, Easton, MD 21601

For All Seasons, Inc., strives to provide the highest level of comprehensive and integrated therapy, advocacy, and psychiatric care in a safe environment where English and Spanish speaking individuals, families and groups who have entrusted us with their care can be empowered and nurtured on their journey to wellness.

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For All Seasons, Inc., offers a full continuum of trauma certified mental health, psychiatric, rape crisis, advocacy, and case management services, to English and Spanish speaking children, adolescents and adults across the 5 counties of the Mid-Shore, regardless of one’s ability to pay. FAS also provides 24/7 Spanish and English rape crisis hotlines and responds to local emergency rooms and law enforcement agencies for victims of sexual assault, trauma and abuse. We have a counseling office at 114 Market Street, Denton, and the phone number is 410-822-1018. English hotline: 1-800-310-7273. Para Espanol, Llamada/Texto: 410-829-6143.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4:30pm. M-F evenings and Saturdays by appointment only.

Fees

Vary. Many major insurances are accepted, including Medical Assistance. There is a sliding scale for those without insurance and a waiver of fees for certain qualified individuals.

Areas Served

Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent, and Queen Anne’s Counties

Mid-Shore Behavioral Health, Inc.

410-770-4801

410-770-4809

28578 Mary's Court, Suite 1, Easton, MD 21601

Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. provides information and referral assistance to consumers of public behavioral health services.Although we are NOT a treatment provider, our purpose is to develop a full array of quality, accessible behavioral health services, resources and supports throughout our rural region. We provide education and guidance to consumers, family members, providers and community leaders about behavioral health. We seek to improve the health and wellbeing of consumers and the entire community, because we believe behavioral health is essential to overall health, and is as important as physical health. We have hope that we can achieve wellness together, and aim to inspire others to join us in doing so. ​

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Some of MSBH’s main functions include:Systems Planning and Management – As a core service agency, MSBH is responsible for the development and implementation of community planning, management, and accountability mechanisms for the delivery of mental health services. MSBH conducts regular public mental health systems needs assessments, and develops an annual strategic Community Mental Health Plan. MSBH works closely with Local Addictions Authorities (LAAs) who are responsible for the local substance related health service system towards integrated behavioral health systems needs assessment and strategic planning processes which seeks to develop and expand the regional system of care and its capacity to meet the needs of the mid-shore community. This cooperative data collection, analysis and planning processes allow us as local entities to self-govern, and monitor and evaluate the local public behavioral health system.Funds Allocation and Contract Monitoring – MSBH receives funding from Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and other state and national sources for services and recovery supports to meet needs identified, accomplish the goals of the strategic plan, and to serve our mission. Approximately 92% of the funding received is passed onto community providers throughout the mid-shore, and for some throughout the Eastern Shore, for programs related to mental health, substance use, peer support, crisis intervention, homelessness and affordable housing, sign language interpreters and other safety net provisions. MSBH works collaboratively with our partners, employing accountability and support mechanism to achieve success through the monitoring of contracts.Systems Navigation – MSBH provides information and referral resources to consumers, their natural support systems, providers and community partners seeking behavioral health services and recovery supports for both mental health and substance use. Our staff offers a full continuum of support in responding to help calls, from simply providing a telephone number or basic information to problem solving complicated care need with multiple providers of services and supports. MSBH staff are there to assist with navigating a complicated system of care.

Eligibility

Although Mid-Shore Mental Health Systems, Inc. primarily serves consumers of mental health services under the Public Mental Health System (PMHS), we can offer assistance to all residents of the five county area.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Areas Served

Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties.