Healthy People in a Healthy Environment

Behavioral Health- Community Based Behavioral Health Treatment and Support Services

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Contact Information

Address: 120 S. Hays Street ∙ 3rd Floor ∙ Bel Air Maryland 21014

Phone Number: 410-877-2340

Hours of Operation:

Monday- Wednesday: 8:00am-7:30pm and

Thursday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Division is closed in celebration of all State holidays

The Division of Behavioral Health provides an array of outpatient treatment and support services for persons suffering from a Mental Illness, a Substance Use Disorder or an Addiction.  Services are individualized and based upon the needs of the client.  Services offered at the Division vary from low intensity and high-intensity outpatient treatment.  At admission, clients are assessed to determine the best course of treatment. If you are interested in one or more of the services below please contact us at 410-877-2340.

Client Rights

Services Include

Program Narrative 

  1. Outpatient treatment: Services include Mental Health Treatment, Substance Use Disorder and Addiction Treatment and integrated Substance use Disorder and Mental Health treatment.
    1. At admission, clients will receive a comprehensive evaluation to determine the best course of treatment.
    2. Based on the severity of the client’s illness, one could be eligible for the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) which includes at least 9 hours of treatment a week.
    3. Outpatient Treatment includes one or more of the following:
      1. Screening,
      2. Assessment;
      3. Psychiatric;
      4. Medication evaluation and management;
      5. Case Management;
      6. Family Education and Support
      7. Peer Support Services;
      8. Individual Therapy/Counseling;
      9. Family Therapy/Counseling; and
      10. Group Therapy/Counseling.
    4. Buprenorphine Treatment Program – The Buprenorphine Treatment Program offers clients long-term treatment for Opioid Dependence. This intensive program is overseen by the Division’s psychiatrist and treatment staff. Clients enrolled in the Buprenorphine Treatment Program must attend weekly individual and group treatment sessions. At each session, clients will be screened for controlled substances. Clients must be free from illegal substances in order to remain in treatment.

2. Peer Support Services The Division’s Peer Recovery Specialists provide continuing care services, support services and various engagement and education efforts to support retention in treatment and long-term recovery.

3. Vivitrol Treatment Program- If clinically appropriate the Division’s Prescriber provides supplies and administers Vivitrol. Vivitrol is a medication used for the treatment of Alcohol and Opioid Dependence.

4. Treatment Coordination: As the county’s designated Treatment Coordinator, the treatment coordinator can assist local citizens in identifying their treatment needs and the coordination of such service. If a client chooses to receive services from another organization or is in need of Methadone Maintenance or residentially based medically monitored detoxification, the Division may be able to fund and coordinate this service


Admission Procedure

  1. Services are conducted on an outpatient basis for individuals 17 and older.
  2. Medicaid Accepted
  3. Forms to be completed at intake
    1. Complaint Protocols
    2. Medical Evaluation Form
    3. Client Orientation Manual
    4. Registration Form
    5. Advanced Directive
  4. Intake Procedure