Welcome to ACIDD

ACIDD recognizes the urgent need to address, and educate the public about the seriousness of mental illness. In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that there will be substantial increase in mental health issues in the world. People will be more anxious and depressed, substance use will increase, social issues such as domestic violence, crime and child abuse will flourish. It is necessary to plan for the inevitability of loneliness of people due to social distancing. The difficult moment in time  offers the opportunity to understand as to how to provide prevention-focused psychological first aid and mental health care. The pandemic is a unique threat.

We are only a few months passed of  2020. The world just celebrated the World mental health Day in September 2019! World Mental Health Day raises awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizes efforts in support of mental health. One of the pressing mental disorders today globally is Depression.  Read all about it on ACIDD Notes.

How concerned are we about reports that mental illness has become an epidemic striking one out of every four people in the world today? Mental illness threatens to engulf us all.

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OUR SERVICES

Persons supported by ACIDD are geographically spread out. They receive services mainly in residential, meaningful day and in mental health. Our focus has been mainly in the State of Maryland in the US. To know more about our services in Maryland, please visit www.aciddmaryland.com. We also have services planned for people in Florida.  Internationally, in India-Asia and Sierra Leone-Africa, we have projects initiated in mental health services. 

RESIDENTIAL

We begin with our standard Residential Habilitation service that provides supervision and activities to individuals with ID to acquire, maintain life skills.

DAY

Day services encompass Life Skills, Job Development, Supported Employment etc. for the individuals who are “the other dually diagnosed” towards their independence.

MENTAL HEALTH

Our Mental Health Service stands out using unique strategies in addressing behavioral issues of individuals due to their mental illness.

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