Baltimore County Department of Health
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212-2130
TTY user call Maryland Relay
The Department provides language assistance services free of charge to persons with limited English proficiency.
The Baltimore County Bureau of Behavioral Health is a unit in the Department of Health that in addition to receiving local funding for its operations, has been designated by the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration as a Core Service Agency. The Bureau functions as the mental health authority for the administration of state funded services for people with mental illness residing in Baltimore County. To learn about the available services for the public or information for professionals, see the links below.
- Adult Services
- Emergency Mental Health Services
- Geriatric Services
- Outpatient Services
- Mental Health Forms
- Provider and Consumer Information
- Psychiatric Medication Financial Assistance
- Residential Rehabilitation Program
- Supportive Employment Program
- Youth and Family Services
- Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Report and 3-Year Comprehensive Mental Health Plan and Budget (PDF)
Baltimore County Crisis Response System
First Call for Help (all types of referrals)
Phone: 410-685-0525 or 211
Grassroots Crisis Line - suicide intervention hotline
Maryland Youth Crisis - suicide and other interventions
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotline
The Mental Health Advisory Council serves as an advocate for a comprehensive mental health system for persons of all ages. The Council also serves as an advisory group to the Baltimore County Bureau of Behavioral Health, which serves as the Core Services Agency for the County. Meetings are held every third Friday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Baltimore County Department of Health and are open to the public.
If you have questions regarding the Mental Health Advisory Council or wish to attend a meeting, call 410-887-3828.
Revised November 5, 2015
Revised April 6, 2016