They saved my life. And now I tell the new clients to get help, don't give up, and to work hard.
Sheppard Pratt is the largest private, nonprofit provider of mental health, special education, substance use, developmental disability, and social services.
Now more than ever, Sheppard Pratt is needed.
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Thanks to your generous support, hardworking moms like Jessica are thriving. Your gift has the power to change lives for the better.
Since opening our doors in 1891, we have been leading the way toward meeting unmet needs. The 2022 Annual Report tells how we are delivering comprehensive and accessible behavioral healthcare.
"It doesn’t have to be this way. There are short- and long-term solutions that can be implemented to build a better behavioral health system for Maryland’s children, to meet their needs, and set them up for success in the future," says Sheppard Pratt CEO Harsh K. Trivedi, MD, MBA.
Sheppard Pratt will offer all of its continuing education courses for free in response to the growing mental health crisis and the need to create greater access to high-quality continuing education.
Electroconvulsive therapy - ECT - is one of psychiatry's oldest and most powerful treatment tools for combatting severe mental illness. Dr. Monica Rettenmier, Sheppard Pratt's ECT Service Chief, discusses the safety and efficacy of this treatment with Baltimore Magazine.
The crisis in youth mental health has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sheppard Pratt is already an acclaimed leader in youth mental health services, and with your support, we will develop and expand unique programs in our hospitals, in our schools, and across our communities.
Join us as we change the face of youth mental health to impact lives locally, nationally, and globally.