Ravens Caw to Action

The Baltimore Ravens and United Way of Central Maryland are hosting community-wide volunteer events during the month of October as part of the 2021 Ravens’ Caw to Action.  

The Ravens would love students at local schools to be a part of these activities by writing letters and drawing pictures for veterans, doctors/nurses, hospital patients, or people who are experiencing homelessness. Students can also write thank you notes to their own teachers!

Medication & Sharps Collection (Outdoor - Fun Volunteer Opportunity)

Community Service hours available at FUN outdoor community event.

The next prescription & over-the-counter Medication and Sharps (needles, syringes & EpiPens) collection will be held in the Wilde Lake Village Center parking lot in Columbia (next to the Swim Center & The UPS Store) on Sat., Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Free! Convenient. Open to the public. Safe distancing. Follow CDC guidelines. Medication is guarded & transported by the Howard County Police & DEA. Youth not allowed near meds/sharps.

Fall Fest

Join us on Saturday, October 30th from 2-6 PM outdoors on Bethany Community Church property for some FREE family fun, carnival games, hayrides, raffles and prizes! Spread the word (not the germs), invite your friends, and get ready for some fun. *Even though this is an outdoor event, masks are recommended.

Mental Health Film Festival - Each and Every Day

The Horizon Foundation and CAPA are jointly hosting the screening of "Each and Every Day" on Monday, 10/18 at 6pm. This documentary explores youth mental health through the eyes of nine participants who have attempted suicide or have struggled with suicidal thoughts. They share not only challenges, but also their recoveries and hard-won wisdom about what made their life worth living. It is followed by a panel discussion with Emily Her, a recent graduate and author who will share her lived experience; Dawn Duignan, LCSW-C and local mental health provider; and Dr.

Candlelight Concert Society presents ECCO Orchestra@St. Louis Church Oct. 30

The Candlelight Concert Society presents the East Coast Chamber Orchestra 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct.30, in St. Louis Church.

Joining forces with the 17-member ECCO ensemble, eminent Israeli-born pianist Shai Wosner melds the baroque and contemporary, interspersing beloved Bach concertos with compelling new ones.

The live, in-person event requires advance online reservations. For more information, tickets or to make free will donations to the Series, see www.stlconcertseries .

Free 15-Minute Phone Consultation

The Family Counseling Center of Greater Washington (FCCGW) is a non-profit organization pursuing the goals to improve the overall mental health, bonding of family members, and the quality of life of those individuals and families that they belong to. 

We offer a free 15-minute psychiatric telephone consultation with the help of Dr. Han, Soo Woong, a Board Certified in Child/Adolescent and General Psychiatry with more than 40 years of experience in the Washington D.C. area.