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Mental Health Pioneers

In recognition of Black History Month, the Pro Bono Counseling Project celebrates the work and contributions of African Americans to the field of mental health care.  Here are just a few of the many mental health pioneers:

Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD

Dr. Inez Beverly Prosser was one of the first known African American woman to obtain her PhD in psychology.  Dr. Prosser inspired other Black women to believe they too could become […]

By |2021-02-25T11:56:25-05:00February 25th, 2021|

PBCP February 2021 Newsletter

Check at all the latest news and information about Pro Bono Counseling in our February 2021 newsletter.  Articles include:

  • BIPOC Workshop Series Scheduled During Black History Month
  • More Clients Seeking First Time Therapy During Pandemic
  • Pro Bono Counseling Intern Spotlight: Meet Ada Truong
  • Online Company Pledges to Donate Portion of Sales to PBCP

CLICK HERE for the FEBRUARY 2021 edition

Since its founding in 1991, the Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP), […]

By |2021-02-17T09:23:12-05:00February 17th, 2021|

PBCP December 2020 Newsletter

Check at all the latest news and information about Pro Bono Counseling in our December 2020 newsletter.  Articles include:

  • Pro Bono Counseling Assists Volunteers with Remote Services
  • PBCP Continuing Education Workshops
  • New PBCP Mental Health WARMLine Hours Available
  • New Office Manager Joins PBCP
  • PBCP Volunteer Bharati Devkota Receives Diversity Award

CLICK HERE for the DECEMBER 2020 edition

Since its founding in 1991, the Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP), a non-profit 501(c)(3) […]

By |2021-02-17T09:17:34-05:00February 17th, 2021|

New PBCP WARMLine Hours Available

PBCP’s WARMLine is available weekdays from 10:00AM – 6:00PM. If you’re feeling anxious, depressed or just need someone to talk to, call 211 and ask for the WARMLine (443.608.9182 direct) today for help.  A mental health professional is standing by to listen to your concerns and refer you to any additional resources you may need.

PBCP’s WARMLine supports Marylanders who are experiencing mental health impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

By |2021-02-01T08:48:05-05:00December 16th, 2020|

PBCP Volunteer Bharati Devkota Receives MCA Diversity Achievement Award

Longtime Pro Bono Counseling Project volunteer Prem Bharati Devkota, LCPC, CCH,  was recently awarded the Diversity Achievement Award by the Maryland Counseling Association during their annual conference.  According to MCA Member-At-Large Glenda Dickonson, Bharati was selected for this award for her efforts “to raise mental health awareness and facilitate stress management programs with the Nepalese community and is actively involved with members of the Bhutanese Nepalese communities.”  Bharati’s work has […]

By |2021-02-01T08:50:02-05:00December 2nd, 2020|

Give to PBCP on GIVING TUESDAY

#GivingTuesday – A Global Day of Unity 

The current pandemic has caused much uncertainty, and now more than ever, we need your help.

Your generous gift to the PRO BONO COUNSELING PROJECT will help provide quality mental health care for all those in need throughout Maryland.

You can make DOUBLE the DIFFERENCE!

PBCP’s Board of Directors will  MATCH donations made to Pro Bono Counseling’s #GivingTuesday campaign.

Please encourage your friends, family members, and colleagues to […]

By |2021-02-17T09:24:09-05:00November 30th, 2020|

PBCP Offers Free Suicide Prevention Training on Giving Tuesday

For many people, the current COVID-19 pandemic has intensified stress levels and feelings of isolation, depression and anxiety.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these feelings are known to raise the risk for suicide.  To address the potential increased risk, the Pro Bono Counseling Project is offering a free online suicide prevention training on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 12:00 PM.  The workshop will be led […]

By |2021-02-01T08:51:21-05:00November 30th, 2020|

Enroll in a Health Plan Today

Marylanders can enroll in 2020 and 2021 health plans through Dec. 15, 2020, by visiting The Maryland Health Connection, Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace.  The application is available daily 5 a.m.-1 a.m.

There are many resources available, including a FAQ section, to help you show and enroll in the plan that is right for you.

RESOURCES

By |2020-11-20T15:08:20-05:00November 20th, 2020|

Mental Health Warmline Specialist Position Available

We are hiring!

The Pro Bono Counseling Project has an immediate need for a full-time Mental Health Warmline Specialist to provide clinical support services to Marylanders through a newly created warm line, developed in partnership with the 211 Maryland United Way Helpline program.

Please click here for more information about this position.

By |2020-11-06T13:48:49-05:00November 6th, 2020|

Join MOVE Maryland and Support PBCP

As an organization that serves Marylanders, the Pro Bono Counseling Project is proud to partner with MOVE Maryland to raise funds to support mental health services across the state. If you are interested in supporting PBCP while being active, consider signing up for MOVE Maryland’s virtual day of wellness on November 7th.

MOVE Maryland is providing nonprofits and their supporters from across the state with an initiative to get moving, connect […]

By |2020-10-28T12:31:47-04:00October 28th, 2020|