Support Group

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The Center is a 24-hour, seven day a week residential treatment facility, offering treatment to adults ages 18 and over suffering from chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders. The Center provides a wide variety of services for residents of the Eastern Shore, including Crisis Intervention, Crisis Residential Treatment, Detox, and General Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services.

300 Scheeler Road
Chestertown, MD 21620
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Arundel Lodge provides services for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who seek community behavioral health treatment. We employ sign language interpreters to facilitate communication with hearing staff members and other community providers, and staff members who are themselves deaf and/or are knowledgeable about the needs of Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals communicate using American Sign Language (ASL). Through these services, Arundel Lodge makes programs accessible to Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals to support their recovery. Programs include: supported employment, day program, residential services, outpatient mental health clinic, first step recovery, health home, peer support, supportive living, and teletherapy videoconferencing.

443-433-5900, video phone 443-569-6947
2600 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
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Beacon Place offers a safe harbor and sanctuary for adults experiencing a psychiatric crisis. As a voluntary alternative to hospitalization, Beacon Place 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, Beacon Place offers crisis counseling. Beacon Place 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 Beacon Place.

Situated in a quiet community, their trained crisis staff offer counseling and therapeutic groups.

716 North Division Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
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The Eastern Shore Campus provides therapeutic residential services to male youth, ages 14-21. Residents are provided therapeutic, academic, behavioral and life skills supports to assist them in building skills to overcome emotional and behavioral issues particularly in response to developmental and complex trauma.

Ethlyn Holly Holly, LCSW-C
410-479-1743, x5909
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Day Care providers meet together for support and training; also functions as a network of Caroline County providers; can inform parents of which providers have openings. Meetings are open to the public and are held the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:30 PM . Meeting location at Choptank Electric Building, 24820 Meeting House Road, Denton, MD 21629

Philomena Cirrillo
25570 Beauchamp Branch Road
Denton, MD 21629
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On-site services include parenting education classes and support groups, nutrition classes, developmental screening and education, child care for infants and toddlers while attending center classes, GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a Second Language classes (Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 AM-12:30 PM & 1-3 PM). A family advocate is assigned to each family to be a case manager and work on their individual needs. Off-site services include home visits by a case manager. The Parents As Teachers program is a family education and support program that includes home visits and group meetings at the center. Call the center for more information or to enroll in any of the programs. Volunteers accepted.

Tearesa French, Director
100 North Sixth Street
Denton, MD 21629
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Community events, Safe sex education, education on laws, Family education on LGBT topics. Online support, and whisper account to support closeted LGBT members.

James Merritt
Services Provided: 

1 on 1 peer support with a Peer Support Specialist
Support groups- Emotions anonymous, Depression and Anxiety Recovery, WRAP training classes (Wellness and Recovery Action PLan) Nar-Anon meetings
Social 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 placement
Information on addiction and Mental Health related Conditions an local resources
Monthly Lunch and Learn seminars focusing on Mental health and/or substance abuse topics

Avra Sullivan, Program Coordinator
342C N. Aurora Street
Easton, MD 21601
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Compass Regional Hospice provides hospice care to people of all ages in Queen Anne's, Kent and Caroline counties. Hospice care is provided wherever you call home, including private residences, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

The six-bed Hospice Center in Centreville is a home-like setting in which patients receive around-the-clock residential and general inpatient hospice care. The three-bed residential Hospice Home in Denton is owned by our fundraising partners, Caroline Hospice Foundation, and operated by Compass Regional Hospice. Compass Regional Hospice also recently opened a four-bed residential Hospice Center on the third floor of the former pediatric unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center at Chestertown.

For patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness who are not yet ready for hospice, the Bridges Program offers care and support for patients and their families. Additionally, the Compass Regional Hospice Hope & Healing Center offers hospice patients and their families, as well as community members, grief support through support groups, individual counseling, workshops and other programs that help adults, children and teens cope with grief following a loss of any kind.

Katie Willis, Communications and Web Specialist
255 Comet Drive
Centreville, MD 21617
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The Denton Homeschool Group is comprised of families dedicated to providing their homeschoolers with an opportunity to get together to enjoy exciting, creative, and amazing learning opportunities! Connecting with other homeschoolers locally is one of the best ways to ensure that our children have a successful and enjoyable learning experience.
Please feel welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

Jessica Perez