Behavioral Health Services

Request For Proposal

The Frederick County Health Department is accepting applications from eligible community partners to support Minority Outreach and Technical Assistance (MOTA) Partners, Faith-based and Community-based Organizations. The purpose of this grant is to address Maryland’s opioid crisis by implementing new and innovative initiatives to provide outreach, information, education on opioid use, and training on educational prevention strategies, including naloxone/Narcan use and distribution, harm reduction services, health education and referrals/linkages to treatment, recovery, and other supports. 

Applications will be reviewed by the Frederick Local Behavioral Health Authority, Frederick County Health Department and the results submitted to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) for funding determination. Projects approved by the MDH’s Behavioral Health Administration will enter into a funding agreement with the Frederick County Health Department.

Applications must be received by the Frederick County Health Department no later than November 8, 2019 in order to be considered for funding. Check the MDH Behavioral Health Administration website for updates and responses to questions.

Applications may be emailed to or mailed or delivered to:

Frederick County Health Department
Behavioral Health Services Division
Attn: Sarah Drennan
350 Montevue Ln
Frederick, MD 21702

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.

Local Behavioral Health Authority

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

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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