Affordable Behavioral Consultants
1400 Mercantile Lane #206
University Park, Maryland
Ms. Behnemen is in private practice; she accepts Medical Assistance.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Provides alerts, legal advocacy, resources and publications for and related to individuals living with mental illness.
Behavior Support Services
A DDA grant-funded program operated out of The Arc of Southern Maryland, provides behavioral consultation, temporary augmentation of staff and emergency services for people who are DDA eligible. Several psychologists are available to provide behavioral assessments, training and consultation. The Behavior Support Service provides services directly to families as well as to agencies.
Hospice of the Chesapeake 301-621-0686
Hospice of Prince George’s County 301-499-4500
Core Service Agencies– (CSA) of the Public Mental Health System
The Public Mental Health system is under the authority of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Its mission is to plan, develop, and manage a full range of treatment and rehabilitation services for people with serious mental illness.
Dr. Esther Estwick
9470 Annapolis Road, #305
Lanham Seabrook, Maryland
Accepts Medicaid, BCBS, Alliance and other insurance.
Family Services Foundation
8101 Sandy Springs Road, Suite 104
Offers extensive behavioral management services and comprehensive mental health services for children and adults experiencing mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or brain injury.
Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Institute
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 300
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Offers employment services for people with developmental disabilities who are in recovery from substance use or at risk for substance abuse.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Specializes in treating children and adolescents with brain disorders. Kennedy Institute serves individuals throughout the state of Maryland and is a key resource for individuals with developmental disabilities who have extreme behavioral needs. They provide both inpatient and outpatient care, they have a model school, and they offer training and community based home programs. Kennedy Krieger Institute is known for its cutting edge research component.
MD Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Offers information on state and national resources, updates on current mental health issues affecting children and technical assistance to communities who want to start a family group.
Maryland Family Resources
903 Brightseat Road
Currently accepting new patients. Accepts Medicaid.
Mental Health Association of Prince George’s County
Promotes mental health and prevents mental illness through programs of advocacy, public education and community service. MHAPGC is the main resource for mental health information and referral in the County. Their website offers an extensive listing of resources in Prince George’s County.
Mary Mitchell, therapist
Specializes in helping people with developmental disabilities. She has offices at United Cerebral Palsy and The Family Service Foundation. She accepts Medical Assistance.
Prince George’s County Crisis Response System
Provides the Mobile Crisis Team, telephone triage & intervention and linkage to community mental health treatment and support.
Prince George’s County Crisis Response hotline
Offers a toll-free crisis hotline for young people and their families.
Prince George’s County Hospital Center—Assessment & Stabilization Center
3001 Hospital Drive
Cheverly, MD 20785
Provides emergency services for children, adolescents, and adults experiencing crisis. A multi-disciplinary team that evaluates the concerns and recommends an individualized treatment plan stabilizes clients. Clients can be referred to a variety of inpatient or outpatient mental health services and a variety of social services. Provides telephone counseling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Psychotherapeutic Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
337 Brightseat Road
9475 Lottsford Rd., Suite 250
5606 Dowerhouse Road
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Accepts Medicaid and Medicare. Intake process is completed during initial appointment, and then individual is referred to therapist who accepts his or her MCO.
Accepts MD Medicaid (United Healthcare, Priority Partners and Medicare). Takes approximately 2 weeks for referral/intake process before services begin. First appointment is for medication assessment, then regular appointments and therapy may be arranged.
Note: These providers are not endorsed or approved by The Arc of Prince George’s County. This contact information is provided as a service; families must determine for themselves if these providers are able to support the needs of their family member(s).