Behavioral Health Services

State Opioid Response (SOR) Request for Proposals for Recovery Housing

BHA is soliciting proposals for recovery housing from Local Behavioral Health Authorities (LBHAs) and Local Addiction Authorities (LAAs). The Frederick County Health Department, Behavioral Health Services division, serves as Frederick County’s LAA. 

State Opioid Response (SOR) Request for Proposals

Frequently Asked Questions

The preferred method for submission is via email to Proposals may also be submitted in person at the Behavioral Health Services Division lobby, which can be accessed through Entrance C at the Frederick County Health Department, Behavioral Health Services Division, 350 Montevue Lane, Frederick, MD 21702.

Proposals for recovery residence services in Frederick County must meet criteria set forth in the BHA’s solicitation and are due to the Frederick County Health Department by July 52019 by 5:00 pm. For questions, email Sarah Drennan at or call 301-600-3443.

If you or your loved one is struggling with addiction and would like help accessing treatment or recovery support, call 301-600-1755 or email us at
Calls and emails will be returned within 24 hours during normal business hours.

Adult Evaluation & Review Services (AERS)

  • Elderly Mental Health Outreach
  • InteRAI Assessment & Nurse Monitoring for Community First Choice & CPAS
  • Preadmission Screening & Resident Review Services
  • Short-term Case Management
  • Statewide Evaluation & Planning Services

Adult Recovery Services

Harm Reduction Services

Local Addiction Authority

Prevention Programs

Youth Support Services

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Additional Resources

Maryland Behavioral Health Administration


Our Campaigns

The Stay In The Know campaign gives young adults and their parents the facts, tips, and resources needed to make smart decisions about substance use.

Take Back My Life is a campaign from the Frederick County Health Department aimed at expanding awareness of the deadly risks associated with prescription opioid and heroin misuse.

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