In honor of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Independence Now is grateful to Consumers who offered to share their stories about getting mental health support, especially during COVID.
Our Independent Living Specialist for Prince George’s County, Abiola Heylinger, spoke with one Consumer, G. Grant, about his experience.
There are so many ways to access Mental and Behavioral Health Services in Maryland. If you need assistance finding the right services for you, contact 211 Maryland. 211 Maryland counselors are available 24/7 via phone, text, or chat and can provide support for people experiencing a mental health crisis, thoughts of suicide, or problems with drugs or alcohol. Dial 211 to learn more or visit 211md.org.
Additional resources can be found in our Resource Directory.