Support Group

MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers Denton

410-479-2171

Support and community for moms of preschoolers. Share in the joys, fears, challenges and moments of laughter that are a part of motherhood. MOPS is for any mom-to-be or mom with kids 0-5 years old. Come talk with other moms, make lasting friendships, and become part of a community of supportive women. Every mom needs a break: Free child care during meetings, ages 0-5.

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Service

Food. Speakers/Topics. Conversations. Fun Crafts. Moms Nights out & Play Dates. Child care during meetings for kids age 0-5. The group meets at St Luke’s UMC in Denton from September through May on the second Friday of each month unless it is a holiday (then it’s the following Friday). Meetings are from 5:30pm-7:30pm. View our calendar of dates and events on our Facebook page: MOPS of Denton.

Chesapeake Voyagers, Inc

410-822-1601

342C N. Aurora Street, Easton, MD 21601

Chesapeake Voyagers is a non profit, peer run organization providing support resources, advocacy, training and a safe place to socialize to adults 18 and older with a current or previous mental health and/or substance related condition. Our mission is to promote wellness and recovery by empowering individuals with mental health needs to reach their full potential. We strive to reduce isolation by providing a safe, comfortable, and uplifting environment where individuals can meet others in their community, receive support and obtain helpful information and skills needed to continue in their path to wellness and recovery.

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1 on 1 peer support with a Peer Support SpecialistSupport groups- Emotions anonymous, Depression and Anxiety Recovery, WRAP training classes (Wellness and Recovery Action PLan) Nar-Anon meetingsSocial activities: weekly community dinner, game and movie night, field trips, use of computers, printing, Wii, Netflix, DVD movies and library resources.Assistance with hosing and job placementInformation on addiction and Mental Health related Conditions an local resourcesMonthly Lunch and Learn seminars focusing on Mental health and/or substance abuse topics

Eligibility

All services are free and open to anyone.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm

Fees

All services are free.

MCF Maryland Coalition of Families

410-730-8267

410-479-0018

Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) helps families who care for someone with behavioral health needs. Using personal experience as parents, caregivers, youth and other loved ones, we connect, support and empower Maryland’s families. Our staff provide one-to-one support to parents and caregivers of young people with mental health issues and to any loved one who cares for someone with a substance use or gambling issues.

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Our trained staff, who themselves have cared for a young person with mental health, substance use and/or other behavioral health needs, will work one-to-one with you – listening to your concerns, attending meetings, assisting you to complete forms, explaining your rights and connecting you to appropriate services. Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS) also work in partnership with local agencies and participate on planning and advisory boards to provide a family perspective on policies and programs. Family Peer Support Specialists make every effort to involve many families in leadership roles in their community.

Eligibility

Anyone who needs assistance with obtaining services or support for their family can call a Family Peer Support Specialist. Services are provided free to Maryland families.

Maryland Heroin Awareness Advocate, Eastern Shore Chapter (MHAA)

301-471-1830

We are an organization fighting heroin addiction, consisting of family members with lived experience who advocate, raise awareness and support those suffering with substance use disorder. We complete our mission by collaborating with other advocates, state and local leaders/officials to create policies, initiate prevention practices along with education and promoting quality treatment through a continuum of care, including recovery services.

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.The website offers a chat function and additional resources that are more specific.

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Mid-Shore Fresh Start Recovery Program

(443) 385-0262

Fresh Start is a nonprofit transitional housing program for people recovering from substance-related addiction. Their goal is to provide, in the Mid-Shore area, a stable housing environment complemented by aggressive case management to assist the residents in achieving sobriety, independence, and self-sufficiency with enhanced possibilities for future success.

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Life Crisis Center HOTLINE

410-749-HELP

Provides counseling for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, suicide prevention, support groups, emergency shelter, shelter referral, medical care, and assistance with the process of prosecution.

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PFLAG: Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Communities

301-938-0868

914 Gateway Drive, Chestertown, MD 21620

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 7pm. Locations vary, please call for details.

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