Resources below are shared from various links! Thanks!

First Mental Health Resources are listed....then below....Find the area PFLAG links.

24-Hour Hotlines & Informational Websites

Hotline: 888-407-8018 -  Call this number for immediate crisis support. 
Sante Group is part of Eastern Shore Operations Center (ESOC) Serves as the behavioral health emergent, urgent and information and referral call center for all nine counties of the Eastern Shore:  Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester Counties.  The ESOC is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assess and respond to calls from consumers, family members, community members, businesses and human services agencies.   ESOC staff  provide linkage to community resources through referral to all appropriate and existing behavioral health and human services. Phone: 1-888-407-8018
The Trevor Project
Drug Rehab .com 

Life Crisis Center Hotline Provides counseling for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, suicide prevention, support groups, emergency shelter, shelter referral, medical care, and assistance with the process of prosecution. Phone: 410-749-HELP

National Suicide Prevention Hotline Provides counseling for suicide prevention 1-800-273-8255

American Association to Prevent Suicide  Out of the darkness Community Walk takes place on Kent Island, MD in October annually.  This research based organization is great!

Maryland Suicide Hotline Crisis intervention, support and referrals 1-800-422-0009

For All Seasons, Inc. Hotline Counseling, advocacy, and education to victims of rape, sexual assault and abuse. 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-310-7273, 410-820-5600 (call/text)

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence Provides direct services for victims of family violence including a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, counseling, support group, emergency shelter, client advocacy, children’s program, court accompaniment, information and referral. Phone: 410-690-3222 - Hotline: 800-927-467

Maryland State (AIDS) Hotline Information on testing and other referrals. Monday through Friday - 9 AM to 5 PM (Except Holidays)
  • If Calling Out of State: (800) 358-9001
  • In Maryland, (Bilingual) 800-638-6252
  • In Metro DC. & VA: (800) 322-7432
  • Hispanic AIDS Hotline: (301) 949-0945
  • Baltimore only TTY area: (410) 333-2437

Americans with Disabilities Act Hotline For information and technical assistance about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) contact the ADA Information Line. ADA Specialists are available to provide ADA information and answers to technical questions on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. or on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). Voice: 800-514-0301 TTY: 800-514-038

Network of Care A Web-Based Internet Tool for Mental Health, a mental health resource for everyone, including a provider service network, a medical library, resource/veterans’ links and support/advocacy group contacts. Sponsored By: Department of Health & Mental Hygiene; Transformation Project and Mid-Shore Mental Health Systems, Inc.

Chesapeake Helps Information and referral specialists are available to help callers find non-profit local services in their county. Phone: 1-866-722-HLPS (4577) 

Mid-Shore Mental Health System's, Inc - 2015 Resource Guide (PDF)
Mid-Shore Transitional Age Youth Needs Assessment (1.9 MB, PDF)

Maryland Community Services Locator
Maryland's Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Maryland's Mental Hygiene Administration
Network of Care
Maryland's Department of Human Resources
Maryland's Department of Juvenile Services
Maryland Health Insurance Plan
Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program
Maryland Health Connection
U.S. Social Security Administration


A new downloadable publication: Building Fierce GSA! (pdf)

Other Training Resources

PFLAG Training PowerPoint Presentations

PFLAG Training Handouts

Other Training Resources

PFLAG Across Mid-Atlantic





Rainbow Alliance of Delmarva

The mission of the Rainbow Alliance of Delmarva (RAD) is to provide a safe haven for the social, intellectual, spiritual, and emotional needs of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBTQ) community and their allies in the Delmarva area. 

Anyone is welcome to create meetups with the RADsters!


TED talk: Ash Beckham, Coming out of your closet

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