Resources

Maryland: Community and Family Resources

Our project partner, the Maryland Department of Health provides a wide range of resources, services and programs to help support those in need.

Key Resources Include:

» Maryland Certified Treatment Locator Service
The Resource Directory is your source for locating Maryland's certified substance abuse treatment providers.

» Naloxone Information
Learn about Naloxone, a prescription medication that can safely and effectively reverses an opioid overdose.

» Overdose Prevention Services
Learn about statewide overdose prevention plans and programs.

» Prevention Coordinators Listed by County (.pdf)
Access a helpful list of prevention coordinators, organized by county.

» Support for Parents and Caregivers of Young People with Substance Use Challenges (.pdf)
One-to-one support for your family is available from an MCF Family Peer Support Specialist who has personal experience as a parent or caregiver of a youth or young adult with substance use challenges.

National Resources

For resources outside of Maryland, please access one of the following links below. Help, support and resources are available throughout the country.

» Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service (English and Spanish) for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

» SAMHSA Resources
Learn about substance abuse prevention, access behavioral health treatment and services, find information about underage drinking and prescription drug abuse, and more.

» National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Visit the NIDA website for information, articles and resources on treatment and prevention. Resources are available for children, teens, parents and educators.

Naloxone: A life-saving medication
Naloxone can safely and effectively reverse an opioid overdose.

Maryland's Good Samaritan Law
This law encourages any person who experiences or observes a medical emergency caused by alcohol or other drugs to seek medical assistance, without fear of arrest of prosecution.

Need help?

Maryland's Crisis Hotline is available 24/7 to provide support, guidance and assistance on how to access substance use services.

Call 1-800-422-0009

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

How does the Crisis Hotline work?
» Watch a video

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