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Mental Health Association
of the  Eastern Shore

Danielle Murphy

Mental Health
First Aid Coordinator
& Community Education Specialist

MHAES is providing the nationally recognizedMental Health First Aidtraining program on the Eastern Shore. In three years, more than 500 people have attended 32 training sessions, which continue to be scheduled at various locations on the Eastern Shore.

MHAES participates with the Mental Health Association of Maryland's HealthyNew Moms public education campaign.that is designed to help new mothers and their health care providers identify the signs and symptoms of post-partum depression.

MHAES leads the School Based Mental Health Coalition, a collaboration of school  personnel, mental health providers, and family run organizations to increase the well being of all children on the Eastern Shore. This coalition also sponsors a yearly conference each November titled "Linking Mental Health to Academic Success".

MHAES also leads a nine-county effort called the Shore Training Collaborative that provides workforce training and educational programs for the community.

MHAES is proud to partner with many Veteran Service Organizations and other local non-profits that assist our veterans with outreach efforts and referral information to help veterans and their families obtain the services they need.

MHAES, thru its Distinguished Speakers Program, has featured such noted experts and authors as Dr. Kay Jamison, who spoke on the subject of "Grief and Depression", and Dr. Peter Rabins, who addressed the topic "Memory and the Aging Brain".

major projects

Susan Sherman

Grants Writer

Jackie Davis

Executive Director MHAES



Carolyn Ewing, President 

Stephany Barrett, Vice President 

Dagmar Gipe, Secretary

Brandon Angell, Treasurer


Royce Ball

Trudy Hamilton

Lesley Israel
Peg Fitzgerald 
Patty Joiner

Hope Leuchter
Crystal Miller 

Rob Schmidt


Our Mission is To Promote Mental Wellness and Behavioral Health with Education and Advocacy.

Our Vision is for the Eastern Shore community
to achieve its mental wellness and
behavioral health potential.

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