Substance Use Services

Substance Use Services is a program within the Division of Behavioral Health that provides outpatient Level I and Level II.I treatment to residents of Charles County and the surrounding areas.

Director: Sherita Hawkes

Clinical Supervisors: Regena Turnbull, LCPC and Michelle Simonds, LCPC, LCADC

As part of our multidisciplinary team, our staff includes Community Health Outreach Workers, Community Health Educators, Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters level Clinician, Licensed Professionals, and Medical staff.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Thursday         8:00 a.m. to  9:00 p.m.

Friday                              8:00 a.m.  to  5:00 p.m.

Effective March 10th  walk-in assessment hours will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please note if the individual has Blue Cross Blue Shield or Medicare they must call to schedule an appointment.

Phone: 301-609-6600

After hours, Non-Emergency Phone: 301-609-6332

WHO DO WE SERVE?

Our outpatient substance use program provides behavioral health services to residents of this county and other surrounding areas.  We provide services to adolescents and adults who are experiencing substance use concerns.

WHAT SERVICES DO WE OFFER?

Substance Use Services offers individual, group, and family counseling using best practices and evidence-based practices. We provide level I and Level II.I treatment, Medication Assisted Treatment, jail based treatment, smoking cessation, peer recovery services, continuing care and care coordination, we are also treatment partners with the Family Recovery Court.   Treatment approaches utilize a person centered, trauma informed approach.

WHAT INSURANCE IS ACCEPTED?

Medicare

Maryland Medicaid

Please contact our front desk at 301-609-6600 for an exact listing of any other insurance plans we accept, and for self-payment fees.

HOW DO I START SERVICES?

Medication Assisted Treatment is scheduled after the Behavioral Health assessment is completed.  Please feel free to call 301-609-6600 for any questions you might have.

All services are governed by strict confidentiality laws.  At client request and completion of written consent, we also are happy to collaborate with stakeholders and supporters in our clients’ lives, reflecting our belief in a person centered, holistic approach to delivering services at our agency.