Substance Use Services

Today, deaths from drug and alcohol overdose surpass deaths related to car accidents and shootings in the U.S. combined, taking the lives of nearly 50,000 Americans each year.

More than 20 million Americans live with substance use disorders, and 8 million Americans have both a substance use disorder and a mental illness, also known as co-occurring disorder.

Through Sheppard Pratt Health System’s substance use services, we offer a wide range of treatment options for individuals dealing with addiction or co-occurring disorders.

Our Services

Sheppard Pratt Health System offers a full range of co-occurring and substance use services. These services include:

Sheppard Pratt has partnered with Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) to launch a Primary Care Partnership, which includes:

  • Placing behavioral health specialists, an addictions counselor, and psychiatrists in 10 GBMC primary care offices throughout Baltimore County to team up with primary care physicians to help their patients with depression, anxiety, and substance use problems.

Sheppard Pratt Health System’s affiliates also offer a variety of co-occurring disorders and substance use treatment options:

Mosaic Community Services

  • The Partners in Recovery (PIR) program offers outpatient detoxification, a group therapy outpatient program, aftercare that involves a weekly support group to supplement regular Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous attendance, and drug and alcohol education programs.
  • Mosaic offers co-occuring disorder treatment to individuals in Dundalk, Baltimore, Timonium, Catonsville, and Randallstown with outpatient mental health clinic services such as medication management, group therapy, and individual therapy.
  • Department of Social Services Screenings are offered for individuals at Social Services offices in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County for individuals seeking public assistance for addiction-related services.
  • In-hospital Screenings are provided by PIR staff in hospitals across Maryland to provide treatment referrals and substance abuse assessments to mothers of drug-exposed newborns.

Way Station, Inc.

  • Way Station provides co-occuring disorder outpatient treatment, including limited medication-assisted therapy, for individuals in Frederick and Washington counties.
  • Through Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) programs, Way Station provides mobile treatment that includes integrated substance use counseling for individuals in need.

Family Services, Inc.

  • Family Services, Inc. offers Step Ahead, a program that provides substance abuse and co-occurring disorder treatment for adolescents and adults. The program consists of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), psycho-education, and relapse prevention.