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General Mental Health Treatment Links and Resources for Parents

Each prospective client will need to present copies of the following: 
  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Physical Examination
  • Insurance Card
  • Social Security Card
  • School Records (report card, IEP ) for children and adolescents
  • Proof of Guardianship (for children)
  • Prior Mental Health History


  •– CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others. CHADD was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with AD/HD.

Baltimore and Maryland

  •– NAMI Maryland (NAMI MD), formerly called the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Maryland, is an advocacy organization for family and friends of people with serious mental illness, and people who have a mental illness. They provide information and referrals to appropriate services such as family self-help support groups and mental health services for persons with serious mental illness and their family members.
  •– MDLC The Maryland Disability Law Center is a private, non-profit organization staffed by attorneys and paralegals. MDLC is the Protection and Advocacy organization for Maryland. MDLC also provides assistance to parents of children with disabilities in the educational setting.
  •– SPEAK promotes the prevention of youth suicide and works to dispel the social stigma surrounding suicide and depression through a campaign of education and awareness at the community level.
  •– BCRI Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. provides the following crisis intervention services: hotline, crisis counseling, information and referral, mobile crisis team, in home support services, crisis residential program, training and consultation, public education, residential detoxification, and addiction services.
  •– Baltimore Health Care Access – A quasi-public agency of the Baltimore City Health Department, BHCA has the lead outreach and eligibility determination role for the Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP). BHCA also offers the following
  • programs and services: School Health Program – helps to ensure that every eligible school aged child has access to health insurance. (410) 649-6515. CARE (Coordination, Assistance, Referral, and Education) -provides short term management to enrollees “lost” to care. 410-649-0500
  • Eligibility Services for MCHP. 410-649-0512 Administration 201 E. Baltimore St. suite 950 Baltimore, MD 21202 410-649-0521

If you have lost your health insurance benefits and you wish to apply online or download an application go to:

Associations & Institutes

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

American Counseling Association

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

Association for Psychological Science

Canadian Mental Health Association

National Institute of Mental Health

Mental Health America

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH

Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

Childhelp USA®

SAMHSA’s Children and Families

Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse

The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA’s Suicide Prevention
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Note: NPHC Inc. is not responsible for and does not endorse the content, claims or representations of any of the websites listed above.

Who can Make a Referral? 

  • Self, Parent, Legal Guardian
  • Doctor, Nurse, Psychologist
  • Social Worker, Teacher, Counselor
  • School, Health Facility, Church
  • Department of Social Services and Juvenile Services
  • The Court System