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Notice — All Trash, Recycling and Yard Material Collections scheduled on or after Monday, July 4, will occur one day later that week. Find your schedule.

Opioid Misuse Prevention for Prescribers

Health care providers are vital in decreasing the number of opioid-related overdose deaths. Prescribing drugs responsibly can help avoid unnecessary deaths. Learn about overdose death rates

Screening Tools

Screening tools are available to help assess risk for opioid abuse among individuals who are prescribed opioids:

Treatment Resources

The Department of Health provides treatment through community providers for change to individuals and their families, offers programs and services to prevent substance use, and develops, coordinates, and monitors a countywide network of substance use prevention and disorder treatment services.

Naloxone

Naloxone can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose in an individual. As of June 1, 2017, anyone can get naloxone at a Maryland pharmacy without a prescription.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-Assisted Treatment can help an individual overcome their opioid addiction by using medication in combination with behavioral therapy.

Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

The Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) was established by the Maryland Department of Health and the Behavioral Health Administration to support healthcare providers and their patients in the safe and effective use of prescription drugs.

Additional Resources

Explore Substance Use Services

 

Contact Us

Bureau of Behavioral Health

Drumcastle Government Center
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212

Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone

Substance Use Help Line:
410-88-REACH (410-887-3224)

Bureau of Behavioral Health at Eastern Family Resource Center:
410-887-6465

Adolescent Treatment Services:
410-887-6465

TTY: 711

 

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