MSA: The Child and Adolescent Center information provided by: the Howard County Mental Health Authority

The program specializes in treating children and adolescents that are experiencing crisis. Serves children ages 6 to 8, 9 to 12 and 13 to 18. The program also provides partial hospital and intensive outpatient services. The services include psychiatric evaluations, medication management, crisis intervention, individual, group and family therapy and expressive art therapy. The program serves patients with behavioral health along with chemical dependency problems. Transportation is available.

Accepted Payment:
Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance plans.

Record last updated: Dec 5 2014 2:06PM
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  • 10005 Old Columbia Road
    Suite L260
    Columbia, MD 21046
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Phone Numbers

  • (866) 853-4397
  • (443) 259-0400


  • (443) 259-0044
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Good practice
3/1/2016 11:38:47 AM

I've been taking my boys there for almost 2 years now. They are definitely a solid practice and it is extremely helpful that they take insurance (not many in our area do). I would and have recommended them to others.
Very Dishonest
2/24/2016 12:23:54 PM

I found this place to be very dishonest. We were told our child would be in group therapy sessions with a licensed therapist for three hours a day. The conversation would be monitored and directed to allow for opportunities for the group to develop coping skills to help deal with various issues. Well it turns out that the groups we allowed to break off into various social clicks and self talk, self direct and come up with solutions with no adult or licensed therapist supervision what so ever. So it was the blind leading the blind which lead to having our daughter condition enhance vs. develop into a workable condition. Here she learned that she didn’t have to go to school if she couldn’t make it out of bed, she didn’t have to deal with working in her relationship with her father because it was too painful (which is really hurting her and the family), her stress level has elevated to hives and massive panic attacks. While she no longer self harms, (because we have locked up all m

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