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Mental Health Resources

Baltimore County Department of Health
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212-2130
Phone: 410-887-3828
TTY users call via Maryland Relay

The Baltimore County Department of Health is available to help residents in receiving medication assistance, applications for services and resources regarding mental health services.

Forms and Documents

Adult Services Forms

Child, Adolescent, Young Adult and Family Services Forms

General Forms

Psychiatric Medication Assistance

There are several agencies and programs that offer funding for medication on a limited and long-term basis.

Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program

Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program provides similar services as Medical Assistance to certain individuals who are working and have a disability. Coverage includes certain mental health and physical health care as well as prescription coverage. 

Call 866-373-9651 to request an application.

Bureau of Behavioral Health

Bureau of Behavioral Health and Core Service Agency offers one-time assistance for persons meeting eligibility requirements who have exhausted other options to obtain funding for psychotropic medication. Persons must have a case manager, therapist or physician to apply (PDF) on their behalf for assistance.

Pharmacy Access Hotline

The Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program offers a Pharmacy Access Hotline for recipients who are having problems obtaining needed medications or experiencing other pharmacy related issues.

Hotline hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pharmacy Access Hotline can be reached by calling 410-767-5800 or 800-492-5231 toll free and selecting option number three.

Providers and Consumer Information

Maryland Health System

Behavioral Health Administration provides general information regarding the public mental health system of Maryland.

Baltimore City Core Service Agency provides information on mental health treatment and resources, and the Public Mental Health System in Baltimore City.

Licensed Assisted Living Facility List allows viewers to download the list of licensed assisted living homes or group homes throughout Maryland. The list is organized alphabetically by County.

Licensing and Regulation

Mental Health Regulations and Legislation provides a listing of the current regulations and legislation regarding the Public Mental Health System of Maryland.

Office of Health Care Quality licenses and certifies mental health providers in Maryland.

Residents with Disabilities

Maryland Department of Disabilities provides information regarding services for Marylanders with disabilities as well as fact sheets regarding various services and programs available.

Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program for information regarding health coverage for employed Marylanders with disabilities.

Advocacy and Support

Mental Health Association of Maryland provides family support and advocacy.

National Alliance on Mental Illness provides information, advocacy, support and referral for persons with mental illness and their family members.

On Our Own of Maryland is a state-wide mental health advocacy group that provides local wellness and resource centers in Baltimore County.

General Information

The following organizations provide general information to mental health professionals, students and consumers.

Revised April 16, 2021         


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