On Our Own of Cecil County, Inc

On Our Own of Cecil County Inc A Non Profit Organization
Mental Health Wellness and Recovery Center

Operating as usual


Serenity and ATS will be closed Wed. Bring your box Tuesday, January 16.

Timeline photos 10/10/2017

Check this out! Show up and see what's happening with addiction treatment.

Drug Prevention Community Seminar hosted by CCPS in partnership with Cecil County Sheriff's Office, Cecil County Health Department, and Voices of Hope for Cecil County.

Photos from On Our Own of Cecil County, Inc's post 10/01/2017

Thank you to the folks from On Our Own for helping make the 7th Annual Cecil County Recovery Walk a huge success!!! People can and do recover! Here are a few pictures of the warm up with Josh Hayhurst from SuperDojo!


Who likes to help? Still looking for volunteers for the Cecil County Recovery Walk held on Saturday September 30, from 10-2 in downtown Elkton. We need folks who are willing to show people where to park, where the walk route goes, help with set up and take down of tables and chairs, etc. Or if you would like to help with the activities that day. Plus we still have room for folks who would like to sell things, perhaps a bake sale, crafts, whatever you think of. It's all free to set up. You can contact Cameron on this site or at On Our Own. Message for more info.
This is a family event, check out our page!


On Our Own of Cecil County will be holding a quit smoking class in the month of October provided by the Elkton Health Department.
The possible dates for the four day class is October 5, 12, 19 and 20 from 1:00-2:00. If interested please give us a call 410-392-4228 to sign up. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9:00-3:00.


Hope to see everyone at the Cecil County Recovery Walk this year. Saturday, September 30 from. 10-2. Downtown Elkton and still have room for vendors, Crafters, etc..leave a.message on the recovery walk page if needed. See you there!


If anyone is interested in helping with the recovery walk on Sept 30 or has some ideas to share, we will be meeting at the Cecil County Health Dept on Wed, July 19 at 3:00 in the alcohol and drug center. We welcome new faces!!!


Who wants to get involved? Or maybe just attend?


Two Twin Boys

You decide

Timeline photos 04/02/2017

Just for the fun of it.....

The best kind of therapy is beach therapy. Lessons Learned In Life

How Daniel Tiger Helps Teach Social Skills to Preschoolers 03/19/2017

How Daniel Tiger Helps Teach Social Skills to Preschoolers


How Daniel Tiger Helps Teach Social Skills to Preschoolers Research shows kids who watch Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood have higher levels of empathy, were better at recognizing emotions, and were more confident in social situations.

Timeline photos 02/28/2017

Check it out...First Friday in Elkton, MD....Start with dinner at Trinity Episcopal Church....

It's ALMOST here... The First Friday in March! That's right, THIS Friday, March 3rd all manner of artsy goodness will be happening in Downtown Elkton... Hope you'll join us!

Art Space on Main -
138 W. Main St.
Beautiful and affordable items created by the member artists abound in the front gallery. While you're here, why not sign up for a class or two. It's FUN to get dirty with clay!
For more information contact: (410) 620-2464

The Cecil County Arts Council
135 E. Main St.
Join us for CCAC's First Friday event of 2017! Patricia Jepsen's Solo Exhibition, "Painting from the Heart" and Open Show, "Happy" will be featured.
Light refreshments available and music will be provided by Clark Chambers. As always, this is a free and family friendly event. Come on out and check out the talents of our artists, sip some wine and chat with friends.
Please visit our website for more information – www.cecilcountyartscouncil.org.

Cecil County Historical Society -
135 E. Main St.
The Historical Society will be featuring a book signing with the author of Wild Women of Maryland, Lauren Silverman. Spicy foods will be served!Come Meet the Members of the Historical Society
There is so much to learn and oodles of information can be gleaned from the fabulous people who run the Historical Society. Stop in during First Friday to ask a few questions, learn a bit of history and nosh on Valentine theme goodies.

Cecil College, Elkton Station Gallery
107 Railroad Avenue -
Opening reception - Spotlight on Cecil Arts Faculty. A presentation of faculty artwork that is sure to inspire. This free exhibit, which will remain on display through March 29, showcases the talents of Joe Netta, Mark Donohue, Joshua Schaefer, Lauren Vanni, Dan Krukosky, Adam Jacono, Maggie Creshkoff, Jerry Arnold, Jon Cone, Joe Kupresanin and Mary Targonski. More instructors may be added to the lineup as the evening nears.

Cecil College, Elkton Station Performing Arts Hall
107 Railroad Avenue -
“An Evening in Spain” will feature a celebration of the beautiful culture of Spain by actors Andrew J. Mitchell and Kelsy Long, percussionist Ben Goldman, violinist Colleen Jones, guitarists J. Andrew Dickenson, James Meyer and Anthony Derrico, pianist Jennifer Campbell, vocalist June Suh, bassoonist Mandy Riffert, and flutist, saxophonist and clarinetist Noelle Presby Lipa.
Admission is free to the reception and $15 for the performance. Tickets for “An Evening in Spain” can be purchased in advance, with a credit card, by calling the box office at 410-287-1037. If the event is not sold out ahead of time, tickets can also be bought at the door by cash or check.

The Gallery at 122 East Main -
122 E. Main St.
Opening Reception featuring the illustrative photographs of artist Lindsie Palmer
5-8 p.m.

Gracie's Cafe -
213 North Street
Open Mic Night, Every Friday Night
Gracie's Cafe Open Mic night is every Friday night. Doors Open at 7:00 PM. Doors open and artist sign-ups begin at 7:00. Entertainment starts at 7:30. 2 song limit Please stay within 10 minutes. Also if spoken word or stand up etc, please stay within 10 minutes.. $3 cover. No age limit.

Spork -
102 W. Main St.
Delicious Delectables to highlight your First Friday Art Loop Experience!

The Palette & The Page -
120 E. Main Street
Opening Reception for “Constructing with Dot & Clay" Featuring Artists William Dodds and Victoria Kavalerov
The exhibit will continue through March 31st.
Keyboardist Tom Christensen will perform live music during the Opening Reception.
The Event is FREE.
5-8 pm.

Minihane's Irish Pub -
101 W. Main St.
Terrific Food - Good Fun and Delicious Craft Beers on Tap

Trinity Episcopal Church -
105 Bridge Street
First Friday of each month from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Parish House
Soup, Chili and Desserts - COME JOIN US!

Union Hospital Gift Shop -
106 Bow Street
Union Hospital will join the downtown Elkton First Friday Art Loop.
Lovely Gifts and Friendly Service

Stop by for Live Demos:
Suz Quilt Studio
114 E. Main St.

Tidewater Tattoo
106 W. Main St.


What are you doing???

Using Architecture To Explain 16 Mental Illnesses And Disorders 02/24/2017

Using Architecture To Explain 16 Mental Illnesses And Disorders

Check this out...And share with others

Using Architecture To Explain 16 Mental Illnesses And Disorders If you had to imagine your mental illness or disorder as a house, what would it look like? Federico Babina has just released a new project called Archiatric, which depicts 16 different conditions as…

Anger & Addiction 02/18/2017

Anger & Addiction

Read this....Any thoughts?

Anger & Addiction Anger and Addiction are related, and when you add stress and anxiety you get a toxic cocktail that causes many to numb out with substances and other diversions.


Serenity Health and Ats will be closed for snow tomorrow. If you already dosed come back with your box! And share info please

Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More Open Culture 02/08/2017

Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More Open Culture

please share! print some out for snow days or family activities!

Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More Open Culture –a campaign where museums and libraries worldwide will make available free coloring books, letting you color artwork from their collections and then share it on Twitter and other social media platforms. When sharing, use the hashtag .

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness 12/10/2016

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness

Weekend reading

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness People living with schizophrenia or other serious mental illnesses say a pet can be not just a comforting companion but a reason to stay engaged with other people — and with life.

Photos from Cecil County Arts Council's post 11/04/2016

First Friday opening!


www.cecil.ebranch.info will take you to the Cecil Library website...full of great ideas! Check out the 6 week, online classes offered by GALE online...did I mention they are free????


On Our Own will be posting more information, community events, educational opportunities, etc! Check back often!


samhsa.gov is a free site with info about behavioral health, addiction, treatment and many other things! check it out!

Home 05/12/2016


Home No one taking medication to overcome op**te addiction should feel ashamed or disgraced. Help us eradicate the stigma around the medically assisted treatment of opioid addiction. Stop Stigma Now is a program of the National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery, who processes all donations to SSN...

Beyond Meds 02/14/2016

Beyond Meds

Not for everyone to follow...but let's have a conversation about this

Beyond Meds Reality tunnels or what flavor is your delusion? Some fun and seriousness both I figured out a long time ago that everybody knows something. I mean really KNOWS something. We just have to find the language to communicate with people who come from very different reality tunnels. I actually think that…

Childhood Trauma Leads to Brains Wired for Fear 02/13/2016

Childhood Trauma Leads to Brains Wired for Fear


Childhood Trauma Leads to Brains Wired for Fear Last week, a report by the University of San Diego School of Law found that about 686,000 children were victims of abuse and neglect in 2013. Traumatic


How Stress Affects the Brain

stressed out?

Our Mission

The mission of On Our Own Of Cecil County Inc, is to encourage wellness recovery and respect to all, empowering individuals with psychiatric disabilities to reach their maximum potential through advocacy and peer support.We serve people who have been diagnosed or think they have addictions or any other psychiatric disorders. We encourage self-help by providing education, information and referral to community agencies and services. On Our Own Of Cecil County Inc. moves forward along with the current mental movement.

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103 S Bridge Street
Elkton, MD

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 12pm
1pm - 3pm
Tuesday 9am - 12pm
1pm - 3pm
Wednesday 10am - 12pm
1pm - 3pm
Thursday 9am - 12pm
1pm - 3pm
Friday 9am - 12pm
1pm - 3pm

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