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PBCP Executive Director Co-Authors Journal of Public Health Nursing Article

The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) is a partner organization of the Baltimore Neighbors Network (BNN), a virtual community of trained volunteers established to provide an immediate response to the epidemic of loneliness and isolation COVID-19 is creating for Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents. PBCP Executive Director Amy Greensfelder co-authored an article recently published in the Journal of Public Health Nursing entitled “Service learning in public health nursing education: How COVID-19 […]

By |2020-09-03T15:42:45-04:00September 3rd, 2020|

PBCP Intern Reflects on Positivi-Tea Night

In August, undergraduate student Nivi Mariappan completed an internship with the Pro Bono Counseling Project. When she was interviewing for the internship, she shared her experiences starting “Positivi-Tea Night” on campus at UMBC, a social program to support mental wellness by bringing students together through sharing tea.  Staff were taken by this initiative since PBCP’s CHAI program (Counselors Helping South Asians and Indians) gets its name from the word for […]

By |2020-09-01T14:20:21-04:00September 1st, 2020|

WMAR 2 News Features New PBCP WARMLine

WMAR-2 News Baltimore recently featured PBCP ’s new WARMLine in a news story about the stress of the current pandemic.

CLICK HERE to view the news segment.

If you’re feeling anxious, depressed or just need someone to talk to, call 211 (443.608.9182 direct) and ask for the WARMLine for help.

Pro Bono Counseling received a grant from the United Way of Central Maryland to establish a new mental health WARMLine.   The WARMLine […]

By |2020-08-10T10:50:42-04:00August 10th, 2020|

PBCP Appoints Three New Members to Board of Directors

The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that Marylanders with limited resources requesting mental health care are provided access to volunteer licensed mental health professionals and other necessary supportive services, announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors:  Eboni Barksdale-Smith, CRCCPA; Alex Ebstein; and Dan Morrison, CFP.

“I look forward to partnering with these new board members to ensure that […]

By |2020-06-30T09:44:59-04:00June 30th, 2020|

New PBCP WARMLine Available

If you’re feeling anxious, depressed or just need someone to talk to, call 211 (443.608.9182 direct) today for help.

Pro Bono Counseling received a grant from the United Way of Central Maryland to establish a new mental health WARMLine.   The WARMLine supports Marylanders who are experiencing mental health impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please share if you know anyone who needs someone to talk to.

 

By |2020-06-30T08:53:41-04:00June 30th, 2020|

The Daily Dose 6/11/2020

Thank you to WYPR for inviting Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) Executive Director Amy Greensfelder to be a guest on the Thursday, June 11, 2020, edition of “The Daily Dose,” to address mental health in this moment.  Amy provided an overview of PBCP, discussing how the organization works to help all Marylanders access mental health care, connecting them with our network of licensed providers for free services.  She also reported […]

By |2020-06-17T09:21:59-04:00June 17th, 2020|

PBCP Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

The Pro Bono Counseling Project stands with our community in mourning and anger over the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many other Black people.  

We are committed to serving those who would not otherwise have access to mental health care. 

Dignity and respect are embedded in our values, and these times demand that we […]

By |2020-06-08T13:20:44-04:00June 8th, 2020|

Pro Bono Counseling Project Receives David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation Grant

The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation awarded a grant to support the Pro Bono Counseling Project and its work with older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This grant supports Pro Bono Counseling’s work with the Baltimore Neighbors Network, a coalition of nonprofits, community organizations, grassroots leaders, and government officials that is activating Baltimoreans to reach out via phone calls to older adults to provide social and emotional support during […]

By |2020-06-04T15:14:24-04:00June 4th, 2020|

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By |2020-06-02T13:03:39-04:00May 29th, 2020|