EMPOWERING MINDS MESSENGER
MAY 2017
The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Empowering Minds Resource Center is celebrating it with many wonderful events and opportunities for our clients! Below you can find agency updates, photographs, and news.
Walk for Mental Health with Empowering Minds Resource Center  


Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 9 AM
West Shore Park
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21202


Empowering Minds Resource Center will be walking with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) this year! Clients and staff will walk together to raise mental health awareness and acceptance.   
Harford County Open House
On April 20th, Empowering Minds Resource Center held an Open House for Harford County providers and residents! The Harford County Office of Economic Development  presented a Grand Opening Certificate to Empowering Minds and held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for our new facility. 

Empowering Minds' Harford County location will offer an array of services to include:
Targeted Case Management
Individual and Family Therapy
PRP Services
Empowered 2 Work
Mental Health Vocational Program

Empowering Minds Resource Center has NO WAITLIST for our Supported Employment Program, which assists with job readiness, job development and placement, and employment stabilization services! Currently, participants are creating resumes, increasing job readiness skills, completing applications, attending job fairs, and entering the workforce. Call our Baltimore office at (410) 625-5088 or email schellaiah@emrcgroup.org to make a referral today! 

Join the Men's Group
Tuesdays from 6-7 PM
Empowering Minds Resource Center
105 E. 25th St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Empowering Minds Resource Center welcomes Raymond Jester, the new facilitator for the Baltimore City Men's Group. Come out and join Raymond and the other members Tuesdays from 6-7 PM. Many exciting events our coming up, including a Father's Day Celebration.

This Month's Agency-Sponsored Events
Recovery Network
HIV/HCV Awareness & Prevention
Thursday, May 11, 2017 11 AM - 2 PM
Empowering Minds Resource Center
105 E. 25th St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Recovery Network will provide state of the art rapid testing with results in 20 minutes, individual/group counseling, and direct linkage to care. Join Recovery Network and Empowering Minds Resource Center to find out your HIV and HCV status on May 11! 
Three Orioles Games!
Tuesday May 30, Wednesday May 31, Thursday June 1
Camden Yards
333 West Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201


Empowering Minds Resource Center will be taking over a hundred clients to see the Orioles play the Red Sox and the Yankees this spring. Go Os!
Last Month's Events
Skate the Night Away with Empowering Minds Resource Center
Empowering Minds Resource Center Clients came out to Shake n Bake on the 12th of April and showed off their speed and groovy moves! Even Direct Service Coordinator Cynthia Bartee got her skate on (top left)!
Casino Trip to Maryland Live!
EMRC clients at Bernard E Mason and M on Madison enjoyed a trip to Maryland Live on April 15th! Clients dined at the agency-sponsored buffet, shopped at the gift store and the mall across the street, and won some money. One client even said she came back with more than she left with!
Empowering Minds Resource Center Transporation
Have you seen us driving around town? The Empowering Minds van provides need-based transportation to clients, including shuttling them to clinical appointments and food pantries. Above dedicated driver Turone Whitehead (left) models with the van. 
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Empowering Minds Resource Center is proud to announce there is currently  NO WAIT LIST at the agency. We work hard everyday to ensure referrals are quickly processed and clients are engaged by our staff and partnered therapists immediately.  We are ready, willing and able to accept new clients TODAY.  

NOW ACCEPTING HARFORD COUNTY REFERRALS

Empowering Minds Resource Center is EXCITED to announce that we are now providing Mental Health Case Management: Care Coordination for Children and Youth in Harford County



Empowering Minds recognizes Kelly Brooks as the ag ency's Direct Service Coordinator of the month. Kelly is recognized for her dedication to her clients, consistency in her documentation, and going above and beyond to meet the needs of her clients.

Congratulations and thank you for your hard work and dedication, Kelly!
WE'RE HIRING!
Empowering Minds is looking to add some new members to our wonderful team. Check out the link below for more information!
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