top of page
Search

$5.29 million awarded to the mid shore region to expand behavioral health services for students. 

On February 8, 2024, the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission voted to award 129 grants to service providers under the first Coordinated Community Supports Call for Proposals. Grants will expand access to comprehensive behavioral health services for students, kindergarten through high school, in every jurisdiction in Maryland. 


Caroline

  1. Caroline County Health Department Behavioral Health $325,000 counseling, peer support services, case management services, community outreach, family supports, and transportation 

  2. Choptank Community Health System. Inc $330,000  co-occurring individual therapy, care coordination, substance use prevention, suicide prevention, family groups, and family support, delivered through the applicant’s school-based health centers (SBHCs)  

​Dorchester

  1. Parent Encouragement Program $200,000 parenting education program for parents and primary caregivers of children ages 5 to 18 

  2. Community Behavioral Health $185,000 substance use disorder services through an after-school program 

  3. Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD) $520,000 mental health promotion and prevention activities 

  4. Franklin Covey Client Sales Inc. $390,000 family engagement workshops to improve family functioning and better support students 

  5. Maple Shade Youth & Family Services, Inc $170,000 after-school program that will teach cognitive behavioral techniques, including education about reactions to trauma; relaxation training; cognitive therapy; stress or trauma exposure; and social problem solving

Kent

  1.  For All Seasons, Inc. $735,000 individual and family therapy, telehealth, support groups, psychiatric care, medication management, mindfulness, and mental health literacy programs. Bilingual services and workforce development will also be available 

  2. Choptank Community Health System. Inc $240,000 co-occurring individual therapy, care coordination, substance use prevention, suicide prevention, family groups, and family support, delivered through the applicant’s school-based health centers (SBHCs)  

Queen Anne's

  1. Hazel Health $155,000 telehealth services for students and families, in school or at home 

  2. Striving For Wellness Together LLC $540,000 school-wide preventative and mental health services; individual, group and family counseling; and behavioral health education, support, and navigation for families 

  3. Chesapeake Bay Psychological Services LLC $350,000 outpatient behavioral health services, psychotherapy, substance use disorder assessment/treatment, and a psychoeducational parent group 

  4. Choptank Community Health System. Inc $360,000 co-occurring individual therapy, care coordination, substance use prevention, suicide prevention, family groups, and family support, delivered through the applicant’s school-based health centers (SBHCs)  

Talbot 

  1. Peace of Mind Mental Health Services, LLC $790,000 individual, group, and family counseling; parenting skill-building groups; small groups in the school setting; medication management; behavioral health education for families and caretakers; school staff training; and transportation

A list of the 129 awardees can be found on the Consortium's webpage HERE.


Proposals for up to ten (10) pilot Partnership Hubs are currently under review and will be discussed at the Consortium meeting on February 20.

Comments


bottom of page