Hello, Empowering Minds Community! This month's newsletter includes information on Empowering Minds Reopening of Offices, COVID-19 Updates, and Mental Health events. Below you'll find information about EMRC programs, agency news, and updates.
Empowering Minds-  
Message to the community
COVID-19 Testing Sites
Medstar Health Urgent Care in Federal Hill
Address: 1420 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: (410) 230-7820
Hours: M-F 8am-8pm S/S 8am-4pm
COVID-19 testing center
Appointment not required
Referral not required
Tests limited to certain patients

PM Pediatrics
Address: 6622B Ritchie Hwy Arundel Plaza, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Phone: (443) 912-5437
Hours: M-S 12pm-10pm S/S 10am-8pm
COVID-19 testing center
Appointment not required
Referral not required
Testing for all patients

Medstar Promptcare-Bel Air
Address: 12 Medstar Blvd, Bel Air, MD 21015
Phone: (410) 877-8087
Hours: Call for hours
COVID-19 testing center
Appointment not required
Referral not required
Testing limited to certain patients
Empowering Minds Residential Rehabilitation Program (RRP) is open and accepting applications!!!
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Eventbrite Free Events

Mental Health 101- This class is an intro to mental health. Recovery is possible and often people do not understand this. We will talk about various forms of mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, psychosis and addiction and when one should seek help. This class will help decrease apprehension about reaching out to help others or getting help yourself. This class will also share information on resources available here in the community.

Date:Thu, Aug 13, 2020, 2:00 PM EDT

Mental Health Awareness- A brief mental health talk on suicide. Recognize suicidal signs and how to prevent it.

Date: Wed, August 19, 2020
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

Learn about EMRC New Programs & Services:
Outpatient Mental Health Center (OMHC) and Care Coordination for Children and Youth
Be Safe is an app that enables people at risk of overdose to anonymously connect with remote support. This could be a useful tool to help people who use drugs reduce the risk of overdose when they are using alone.
The organization, Brave, that developed the app are based in Vancouver. However, supports are available in the United States. To join the Maryland Public Community in the app, use the join code “Maryland”. 
Groups are being offered via Tele-Health
Call your local EMRC office for more info!
Baltimore City Groups
Mondays 6-7 PM 
Women's Group, Teen's Group, and Youth Group
Tuesdays 6-7 PM
Men's Group
Anne Arundel County Groups

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.

Empowering Minds Resource Center has no waitlist for our CARE COORDINATION FOR MINORS and our PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION PROGRAM in Harford County
Empowering Minds recognizes Amienata Jarra as the Direct Service Coordinator of the Month.

Amienata is a hard working and dedicated employee. Ameinata prioritizes the needs of her clients and assists them with maintaining a stable life. She continues to research resources in the area to provide her clients with the most current and accurate information. 


Empowering Minds is looking to add some new members to our wonderful team. Check out the link below for more information!