Maryland: Community and Family Resources
Our project partner, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 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.
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.