Baltimore Therapy Group
HOW THEY CAN HELP YOU…
Baltimore Therapy Group has years of experience in a variety of settings with those in crisis to those wanting a richer insight into their purpose have readied them to work with you. They are dedicated to creating a place for all. They want you to experience the lasting benefits of therapy when one feels safe and heard in an open, accepting environment where you can make sense of your life.
When you contact their Baltimore therapy office, you’ll receive a same day response - from a licensed counselor or licensed psychologist, not a receptionist.
You may feel like others don’t understand. They do. People from diverse cultural backgrounds, racial and ethnic groups, and sexual orientations find warmth and compassion there. They get it so you can get to the point.
They believe earning your trust is important. Their therapists spend many hours outside of our Baltimore therapy office improving skills to better assist you. Baltimore Therapy Group’s therapist have learned what works and continually search for new ways to create change.
This is my brave
To bring stories of mental illness and addiction out of the shadows and into the spotlight. Their storytellers are dedicated, strong, passionate, and ever-evolving. They share their stories to uplift others and bring people closer together.
This Is My Brave creates the opportunity to tell your story. You don’t have to get up on stage in front of a live audience to share your experience with mental illness. You can join them by submitting your story for consideration for inclusion on This Is My Brave's blog.
You can also attend a show to experience the transformative power of live storytelling. Each year, they travel around the country to share the stories of people living in the community. Grab a ticket (and a friend!) and prepare to be inspired.
NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
WHAT THEY DO…
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Educate. Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, Their education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need.
Advocate. NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states.
Listen. The National Alliance on Mental Illness offer’s a toll-free NAMI HelpLine allowing them to respond personally to hundreds of thousands of requests each year, providing free information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many.
Lead. Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week and NAMIWalks, successfully fight stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with reporters on a daily basis to make sure our country understands how important mental health is.
The B’More Clubhouse is most importantly a community of people who are working together toward a common goal. The Clubhouse is intentionally organized to support individuals living with the effects of mental illness.
Through participation in a Clubhouse, people are given the opportunities to rejoin the worlds of friendships, family, important work, employment, education, and access to the services and supports they may individually need. A Clubhouse is a restorative environment for people who have had their lives drastically disrupted, and need the support of others who believe that recovery from mental illness is possible for all.
DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE
WHO THEY ARE…
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions nationally, depression and bipolar disorder, which affect more than 21 million Americans, account for 90% of the nation’s suicides every year, and cost $23 billion in lost workdays and other workplace losses.
DBSA offers peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, their chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.
Through extensive online and print resources and nearly 600 support groups and more than 200 chapters, DBSA reaches millions of people each year with in-person and online peer support; current, readily understandable information about depression and bipolar disorder; and empowering tools focused on an integrated approach to wellness.