Anchor Mental Health

Catholic Charities’ Anchor Mental Health Center, part of Catholic Charities’ free-standing mental health clinic, provides professional counseling and supportive guidance for reflection, exploration, and self-improvement.

Contact Information

Anchor Mental Health

1001 Lawrence St.
Washington, D.C. 20017

Health Care and Mental Health Services

Anchor ACT Team – The ACT (Assertive Community Team) program works to reach people in the community who have severe mental illness challenges and have become disengaged from treatment. The ACT team consists of Psychiatrists, Nurses, Chemical Addiction Counselors, Vocational Specialists, Social Workers and Peer Specialists.

Behavioral Health Services – Distinguished by the DC Department of Behavioral Health, the program provides an array of services, such as education, medication management and ongoing case management services

ChAMPS – The program works in close partnership with hospitals and police to provide help for children living in D.C. facing a behavioral or mental health crisis, at no cost to District residents and D.C. children in foster placement in Maryland.

Professional Counseling Education – Approved by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors, provides six-month series of classes that provide the knowledge and skill to work with people with substance abuse disorders


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