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Monday, May 30, 2022

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You're so crazy!

Stigmatizing language, like using the word “crazy,” can have a significant impact on individuals living with mental health conditions. According to the World Health Organization, one in four people in the world will be affected by a mental or neurological disorder at some point in their lives. Despite this, mental health conditions continues to be…

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Get to Know our CEO Ken Thakkar

Last week, our CEO Ken Thakkar was awarded the prestigious Baltimore Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. We hope you enjoy learning about his story (and Maryland Wellness’, too!) Keyur “Ken” Thakkar has always felt a calling to give back, especially to his Baltimore area where he lives and works. His motto, “Do the right thing,”…

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Reentry Events support our returning citizens

When a citizen returns from incarceration, they need support. Maryland Wellness has been fortunate to partner with so many wonderful organizations at Reentry Events, which help get our community members set up for success by helping them access reliable housing, transportation, new IDs, background friendly jobs (and training), GEDs, expungement services and mental health care!…

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“When I first started, I was afraid to talk but once they started telling me about this program, I started to open up more. They taught me that I am important; it’s about me today. They have taught me to forget about the past and focus on my goals – my GED,  nursing, helping the homeless, volunteering, etc. This is the most amazing, awesome program in Baltimore, and that’s from my heart. The staff is wonderful, amazing, beautiful, unique and have hearts of gold.”
– K.S., Baltimore
“Coming out of prison, my rehabilitation counselor helped me find a job and referred me to an OUTSTANDING Therapist that helped me understand my emotions. I would definitely recommend Maryland Wellness to anyone!!!”
– A.J., Waldorf
“When I came here, I was broken. But I got the help that I needed, and I got the services that were good for me. I will be starting a brand new job! I’m so glad this place was recommended to me, and I’m so glad I came.”
– V.H., Baltimore
“My PRP worker has been very helpful and has taught me how to better myself and take care of my children. She also helped me do the things I needed to do to regain custody of my son.”
– T.M., Waldorf

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