Welcome to On Our Own of Frederick County

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On Our Own of Frederick County is a wellness and recovery center located in downtown Frederick, Maryland. We are a non-profit organization that provides peer support, resources, advocacy, life/recovery coaching and more for adults and families in Frederick County who experience mental health challenges and/or substance use disorder.  
Call today to speak to a peer, find out about services, make and appointment for a one-on-one session, use our new computer lab or obtain information on our virtual support groups.
Support Groups Include:
  • General Mental Health Group
  • General Substance Use Disorder Support Group & Education
  • Support Group for the Deaf and HoH (next group coming soon! If you are interested please reach out to us!)
  • Parents in Recovery
  • Empowerment Series
  • Nutrition
  • Journaling Group
  • Book Club
  • Art Therapy
  • "Crafts with Kristen/Jill"
  • Game Group
  • Trauma Informed Meditation Group
  • Yoga
  • Health Education
  • CPRS Support Group
  • CPRS Training (at least 3 different CPRS training courses per month that provide ceu's)
  • Peer Supervision Training(s)
  • WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Planning)
A message of hope from our Exective Director, Jill Krisnitsky
All of our services are free!
A short video about what we do at On Our Own of Frederick and who we are. It is hard to sum up what we do in just 4 minutes but here is a good start! Check it out!
Our Mission
We provide free intentional and inclusive peer-led recovery and wellness services. By creating an accepting, supportive community we educate and empower people to heal, reconnect, and find their own way forward. We strive to passionately serve any adult who is seeking to recover from significant life challenges, mental health issues or substance use disorder.
Our Purpose
Frederick County will be a place where all can select their own recovery path and are supported in their choices.
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