Behavioral Health Resources

Looking for Answers Flier FINAL 8.2.18

Important Youth, Family & Community Resources
Network of Care for Behavioral Health **NEW
HCLHIC Partner Mental Health First Aid Classes & Suicide Intervention Programs
 revised 7.02.19
HCLHIC Partner Mental Health First Aid & Suicide Intervention Instructor Certification Programs revised 6.21.19

Directory of Behavioral Health Services for Youth in Howard County revised 10.2018
Howard County Behavioral Health Resource Directory 
revised 6.20.19
Grassroots Crisis Intervention (410) 531-6677
HC DrugFree Prevention Resources (443) 325-0040
Hopeworks Howard County (410) 997-2272
Howard County General Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine
Howard County Health Department (410) 313-6202
Howard County Health Department Youth Suicide Prevention
Howard County Public School System
 (410) 313-6773
Maryland Crisis Connect 211 and Press One
MD Youth Crisis Hotline (800) 422-0009
NAMI Howard County (410) 772-9300
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255
Teen Health Matters (410) 313-7500
Way Station, Inc. (410) 740-1901
Crisis Text LineText 741741 from anywhere in the USA

Substance Use Disorder, Overdose Response Programs & Training

Before It's Too Late 1-800-422-0009
Opioid Overdose Response Program Information video
Maryland Overdose Response Program (ORP) Online training for NaloxoneOnline training for Naloxone

Howard County Opioid Overdose Response Program
SAMHSA Opioid Overdose TOOLKIT
Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opioids: A Comprehensive Resource for Families with a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Opioid Use
Buprenorphine Providers **NEW

Opioid Video & Education Resources
Opioid Epidemic Fact Sheet 
Taylor and Kylie – Losing a Sister to Heroin
PSA: Naloxone :15
PSA: Naloxone :30 

PSA: Stigma "Sick Girl" :15
PSA: Stigma "Sick Girl" :30
PSA: Stigma "Lost in Crowd" :15
PSA: Stigma "Lost in Crowd" :30
PSA: Good Samaritan :30
Overcoming Opioids: Fentanyl
Chasing the Dragon - Edited Version
Not My Child- Anne Arundel County
Not My Child- Suffolk County
Before It's Too Late- Heroin & Opioid Epidemic PSA - 60 Seconds
Good Samaritan Law Poster (Click here to Download) 
Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (Click here to download)

What To Do With Old Medication
Please DO NOT flush unwanted medications down the toilet. 
The Howard County Police Department and HC Drug Free have four permanent medication disposal boxes (PILLS ONLY) to help residents dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications safely and anonymously. These are available daily and year-round.

  • 10741 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 21044
  • Northern District Station (3410 Courthouse Drive in Ellicott City),
  • Southern District Station (11226 Scaggsville Road in Laurel) and,
  • Gary Arthur Community Center (2400 Route 97 in Cooksville).

If you have sharps (needles, syringes and EpiPens), contact HC DrugFree and do NOT put them in the boxes.