Mission: To promote mental health, understand mental illness, improve the care and treatment of individuals through programs of prevention, advocacy, public education, and community service.
Programs: The kids on the block program is an international, educational puppet co. Based in columbia, md. It was founded in 1977 to help fill the needs of children with disabilities to have their own non-disabled peers accept them. The kob program includes the following programs: bullies and school safety, children's mental health and an early learning series.
the mental health first aid project is a training model providing information on the symptoms and initial responses helpful to individuals with mental illnesses.
other programs and publications include the help yourself line, elder care, veteran assistance and speaker services. All programs empower and encourage individuals and families in the mid-shore region to recognize and manage the mental health issues in their lives.