Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority

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Phone: 410-543-6981

24/7 Life Crisis hotline: 410-749-HELP (4357) or 1-800-422-0009

PRMC 24 hour hotline: 410-543-7160 

Fax: 410-219-2876

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Providing resources, access, and information to consumers of the Maryland Public Behavioral Health System. 

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CONSUMER SUPPORT SERVICES

Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority provides assistance to consumers of the public behavioral health system receiving behavioral health treatment and rehabilitation services within the fee for service network. This assistance is obtained via a “Consumer Support Services”

Request for pharmacy assistance, transportation to behavioral health-related appointments, laboratory costs as it relates to behavioral health treatments, and other support needs that help to achieve or stabilize community placement, which include one-time annual help with first month’s rent, security deposit, utility turn on or deposit, basic household goods to establish a residence, or past due utility, rent, or mortgage if the applicant can show sustainability, referred to as a “special needs.” 

All applications must be completed by a provider and are subject to evaluation and approval. Incomplete applications will be denied and returned. Anyone interested in the program, should contact their behavioral health provider for a referral. For more information call 410-543-6981.

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)

Wicomico Somerset CISM Team 410-543-6981; after hours emergency 443-614-8682

CISM offers victims, survivors, witnesses, first responders and care givers disaster response by offering:

Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Services



Overview of the Public Mental Health System (PMHS)

Overview of the Public Mental Health System (PMHS) The PMHS is jointly coordinated and administered by the Mental Hygiene Administration (MHA), Core Service Agencies (CSA’s), and Value Options (the contracted Administrative Service Organization). MHA has oversight authority of the PMHS, which includes policy development, State-wide planning, resource allocation, and continuous quality improvement responsibilities. Value Options,…

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Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority

CONSUMER SUPPORT SERVICES Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority provides assistance to consumers of the public behavioral health system receiving behavioral health treatment and rehabilitation services within the fee for service network. This assistance is obtained via a “Consumer Support Services” Request for pharmacy assistance, transportation to behavioral health-related appointments, laboratory costs as it relates to behavioral…

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Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority Assistance Programs

Consumer Support Funds: available to assist mental health consumers of the Public Mental Health System (PMHS) maintain or access community placement (one-time per 12 months).  Eligible examples include: security deposit or first month’s rent, utility turn on and/or deposit, past due rent or utility bills, etc.  Laboratory Assistance- funds for uninsured consumers of the PMHS for blood tests necessary…

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Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority Programs and Services

Jail Mental Health: provides mental health services at both the Wicomico County Detention Centers. Wellness and Recovery Program: Lower Shore Friends, Inc. is a wellness and recovery center that provides peer support and advocacy for individuals living with mental illness in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. Minority Youth Mental Health Outreach Services: outreach and education provided to youth,…

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