His Hope Haven accepts single men and women, as well as family groups, as guests. The shelter opens at 5:30 PM and guests are provided with dinner, breakfast the next morning, and a packed lunch. Shower facilities are available. Guests leave at 9 AM each morning. Guests without transportation are driven into Denton, and picked up there later. The drop off and pickup area is in the parking lot of the court house across from the Episcopal Church on Gay Street.
Offers horsemanship services: Horse training and starting, horse shoeing, riding lessons (ages 9 and up), and Therapeutic Horsemanship for people with challenges. Our PATH International coach is the first person in the US accredited in the "Ride With Your Mind" method which optimizes the rider's ability to learn independently and unlocks the horse's ability to become more athletic. She teaches at the farm and offers clinics elsewhere in the USA. In Therapeutic Horsemanship our specialty is working with individuals, small groups and families with emotional or psychiatric challenges. Horse ownership and care classes can be scheduled for small groups. There is a bed and breakfast on site; guests can bring and board their horse.
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.
Find services that help with home delivered meals, home modifications, chronic disease self-management, caregiver support, transportation, energy assistance, shopping, chores or personal assistance. Finds community services to avoid nursing home. Creates a plan for long term care.
1-844-627-5465 toll free or 410-778-6000 local office
Provides free in person assistance for navigating the Maryland Healthcare Exchange during the open enrollment dates - November 1 - January 31. They can help you compare plans or review or renew a plan you already have.
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.
Audra Cherbonnier, Regional Peer Support Supervisor
Promotes mental wellness and behavioral health with education and advocacy. No direct services are provided. Our flagship program is Mental Health First Aid, this is an 8 hour training course that teaches the signs and symptoms of a mental illness and how to offer help to someone prior to professional treatment.
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.
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.