There are a range of services available in Baltimore City to help people with mental health and/or substance use disorders and support people in recovery.
To immediately connect with someone who can help you find treatment and other services, call Baltimore’s 24/7 Here2Help Hotline, 410-433-5175.
To search for treatment and other services, go to Network of Care. Network of Care is a great resource with an interactive directory of behavioral health services and resources in Maryland.
The Maryland Crisis Stabilization Center is open 24/7 and is a place for people under the influence of alcohol or drugs to get sobering services and other support.
Recovery is a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential. The process, unique to each person, involves transcending shame and stigma, experiencing an increased sense of self-efficacy, purpose, and direction in life, and increasing connections to family, community, or social support.
Recovery Support Services and Walk In Wellness Centers in Baltimore City:
Wellness and Recovery Centers (walk-in peer support and other services):
Outpatient Civil Commitment
Do you have a loved one who struggles with a mental illness that has led to hospitalization? Do they need help connecting or staying connected to outpatient mental health services? There is a program that may be able to help them.
The Outpatient Civil Commitment (OCC) program is a pilot program in Baltimore City that assists people who are not well-connected to mental health services get connected and stay connected to care. There is no cost for this program, and it does not matter what type of insurance you have. Many people choose to participate in the program voluntarily, but there is a path for involuntary admission into the program for those who qualify.
- To learn more about the program and how you might get your loved one enrolled, click here.
- You can also contact Behavioral Health System Baltimore (BHSB) at ClinicalServices2@BHSBaltimore.org or (410) 735-8574 for more information.
- For a more in depth look at Outpatient Civil Commitment (OCC) watch this webinar about the OCC pilot program (video starts at approximately 7 minutes)