What is provided: Senate Bill 512 coordinator provides supportive services to families of a substance exposed newborn and for women with children not already engaged in treatment. The priority of this program is to provide:
- Assessment and referrals to long term residential treatment programs
- Referrals to community resources
- Referrals within the Washington County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Services.
Eligibility requirements: Washington County resident who is pregnant, postpartum and/or with children, seeking a long-term residential program within the State of Maryland funded by the Behavioral Health Administration. Birth fathers of a substance-exposed newborn may also access assistance through this program.
How to participate: Contact Laura Sheffield, LCSW-C. at 240-313-3398.