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Behavioral Health - Substance Use Disorder Services

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Services Offered:

The Health Department's Bureau of Behavioral Health offers Substance Use Disorder Services including assessments, individual sessions, group sessions and family counseling for adolescents and adults. The Bureau of Behavioral Health is certified and staffed with licensed counselors.

Assessments
Referrals
Early Intervention
Outpatient Treatment
Outpatient Treatment at the Detention Center
Intensive Outpatient Treatment (minimum of 9 hours a week)
Urine Drug Testing
Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Monitoring
Buprenorphine Induction and Maintenance
Continuing Care: Recovery Follow-up
Care Coordination
Peer Recovery Support Services

Click here for a copy of the Howard County Resource Directory for Substance Abuse Treatment & Recovery

Assessments 

     * Walk-in assessments are available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
     * Assessments by appointment are on Wednesdays and Fridays ONLY 

Fees/Billing

The program bills Medicaid and some private insurance plans.  Our fees are based on a sliding scale based on family income if you are uninsured.

The program bills Medicaid and some private insurance plans.  Our fees are based on a sliding scale based on family income if you are uninsured.

Hours of Operation

 Monday through Thursday 
8:30 AM – 8:30 PM

 Friday 
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM.
Closed Saturday and Sunday 

Location:

 8930 Stanford Blvd,
Columbia, MD 21045

For more information about accessibility, call 410-313-6300.


Service Contract Links:

 Prevention Services provided by HC DrugFree - Click here to visit their website 


Alcohol Drug Abuse Advisory Board - Minutes and Agendas

Month 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 April    ADAAB Meeting Minutes 4-2015 
 March     
 February   ADAAB Agenda 2-18-2015  ADAAB Meeting Minutes 2-18-2015 
 January   ADAAB Agenda 1-21-15  ADAAB Meeting Minutes 1-21-2015  
 December  n/a n/a
 November   ADAAB Agenda-11-19-2014   
 October   ADAAB Agenda-October   ADAAB Agenda-10-15-2014 
 September    ADAAB September Minutes