mental health

Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Several media outlets including WMAR and WBALTV are joining JCS in an on-going conversation about suicide. Please watch this video to make sure you know how to help.  If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call us at 410-466-9200.

JCS provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. 

The Stigma of Mental Illness

May is National Mental Health Awareness month.  What is the first thought that comes to mind when you hear the term “mental illness?”

For some, the thought of “mental illness” conjures up images of severely dysfunctional people; people that are socially isolated, unpredictable, and even dangerous. Unfortunately, such beliefs have led to widespread stigma against those who suffer with mental illness.

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