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Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. serves as a hub for provider updates, information, and resources. As the mid-shore’s Core Service Agency, Mid Shore Behavioral Health circulates news about the latest funding opportunities, Behavioral Health Administration and legislative updates, trainings and workshops, and other relevant resources. By delivering support and connection to mid-shore behavioral health providers, MSBH works to promote a rural behavioral healthcare delivery system that is clinically and culturally competent, that is accessible, community-focused, cost-effective, and integrated to serve the community as a whole.


The Mid Shore is Going Purple Together Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. (MSBH) is collaborating with dozens of community partners to host the third annual “The Mid-Shore is Going Purple Together” on Saturday, September 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Long Wharf Park in Cambridge. This free event serves as a space for the community to unite against substance and work towards recovery for all. This year’s gathering will feature an interactive exhibit highlighting peer recovery stories across the mid-shore, a “Say Know to Drugs” poster contest, COVID vaccination mobile van, as well as a free barbeque lunch and Kona Ice for the first 250 attendees, live music featuring Arreal Tilghman Jr., DJ Infinite Sounds, a bounce house, and more. Several local behavioral health agencies will also be in attendance to provide substance use resources and information for the community. Learn More about Event | Press Release

Call for RFP’s in Wicomico

Click here for more information. OR Click here to listen to 5/19 recording of Wicomico UCC RFP pre-bid conference.

RFP: FY23 Mental Health Case Management: Care Coordination For Children and Adolescents

VIDEO: Mid Shore Behavioral Health Pre-bid conference: Care Coordination for Children and adolescents’ proposal.

Mid-Shore Out of Darkness Walk MSBH will be participating in the Mid-Shore Out of the Darkness Walk on October 8th, and invites partners and the community to help us bring awareness about suicide prevention. You can start a team for free and invite your colleagues and community to join you. There are also sponsorship opportunities available. You can also join or donate to MSBH’s team.

The 8th Annual Sequential Intercept Mapping Model (SIM) Conference took place virtually on Friday, March 4th with over 350 people in attendance. Click here to view the recording and download the resources shared


Loan Repayment and Scholarship Programs for Health Care Workforce in Rural and Underserved Communities, US Department of Health and Human Services

Rolling Basis: Residential Treatment for Eating Disorders for Adults and/or Adolescents

Special Population Grants for Those At-Risk of Problem Gambling

FY2022 CoC NOFO Application Submitted The Mid-Shore Roundtable on Homelessness has completed and submitted the FY2022 Continuum of Care NOFO Competition.  The CoC Collaborative Application and Priority Project Listing were both submitted prior to the deadline. The CoC Application and Priority Listing are attached for your review and will be posted on our website as well. For this NOFO we submitted a total of 5 project applications (4 renewal applications and 1 new bonus application) requesting a total of $798,262.00 in funding to serve homeless individuals and families in the mid-shore. If all projects are awarded, $715,601.00 of the funding will provide housing subsidies, $60,487.00 of the funding will go towards the operations of our local homeless management information system (HMIS) and $22,174.00 of the funding will go toward planning and implementing our Coordinated Entry.
FY2022 CoC Notice of Funding Opportunity
On August 16th, 2022, the Mid Shore Roundtable on Homelessness made a public announcement of the official opening of HUD’s FY2022 Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Competition. This year will be a normal NOFO year which means the NOFO consists of our CoC Consolidated Application and Project Applications. In order for our Project Applications to be reviewed by the Roundtable they must be submitted via ESnaps by Monday, August 29th by COB to allow the Roundtable Executive Committee adequate time to review. Project applicants will be notified no later than Friday, September 16th by COB on the status of their application (whether it has been accepted or rejected by the CoC). The final combined NOFO Application must be submitted in ESnaps by Friday, September 30th at 8:00pm EST. NOFO Competition FY2022 NOFO Approved and Ranked Project Applications
This is the tool that the Mid Shore Roundtable on Homelessness Executive Committee will use to score and rank project applications received for the FY2022 NOFO competition. The tool includes threshold requirements, objective criteria, and system performance criteria. Mid Shore CoC Project Rating and Ranking Procedures Roundtable Rating and Ranking Tool 2022
FY2022 CoC Special NOFO for Unsheltered Homelessness

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Maryland’s Public Behavioral Health System Participant HandbookDownload the Handbook 
This handbook will: Help you understand Maryland’s Public Behavioral Health System, Help you get the right services, Educate you about recovery oriented care, Help you access peer support programs and community resources

Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Search Titles


Homeless Pocket Resource Guide – English

MSRH Pocket Resource Guide – Spanish

MSRH Pocket Resource Guide – Haitian Creole

Homeless Resource Guide Lower Shore


Maryland ROTA Resource List

Talbot Goes Purple Resource Finder Tool

SAMHSA Treatment Finder 

Maryland OOCC – Before It’s Too Late 

Caroline County
Caroline County Sheriff’s Office
(888) 407-8018

Talbot County
St. Michaels Police Department / 
Talbot County Department of Emergency Services
(410) 770-8160

Wicomico County
Recovery Resource Center
(443) 783-6875

Worcester County
14th Street Fire Department
(844) 663-7337

Eastern Shore Crisis Response / Mobile Crisis | 1.888.407.8018
Serves as the behavioral health emergent, urgent and information and referral call center for all nine counties of the Eastern Shore:  Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester Counties.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline | Call or Text 988 
People can call or text 988 or chat for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support. 988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.

Life Crisis Center Hotline | 410.749.HELP
Provides counseling for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, suicide prevention, support groups, emergency shelter, shelter referral, medical care, and assistance with the process of prosecution.

Maryland Crisis Hotline | 1.800.422.0009
Crisis Intervention, support and referrals. Online chat available Monday-Friday, 4pm to 9pm at

Maryland Problem Gambling Helpline | 1.800.426.2537
As a gambling problem develops, it becomes more and more devastating, potentially evolving into a crisis situation impacting family members and friends. It is very important to get help as soon as possible as this condition escalates rapidly even resulting in incarceration and suicide. The Center’s 24/7 free and confidential helpline is a great way to start getting help. Visit for resources.

Suicide Hotline | 1.800.SUICIDE or 1.800.273.TALK
Provides counseling for suicide prevention.

For All Seasons, Inc. Hotline | 1.800.310.7273
Counseling, advocacy, and education to victims of rape, sexual assault and abuse.

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence | 1.800.927.4673
Provides direct services for victims of family violence including a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, counseling, support group, emergency shelter, client advocacy, children’s program, court accompaniment, information and referral.

Maryland State (AIDS) Hotline | 1.800.638.6252
Hearing Impaired: 1.800.553.3140
Information on testing and other referrals. Monday through Friday – 9 AM to 5 PM (Except Holidays)

Americans with Disabilities Act Hotline | 1.800.949.4232
Provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Postpartum Depression (PPD) Hotline | 1.800.PPD.MOMS (773.6667)
Provides peer support and referrals for mothers suffering from postpartum depression.

Trevor Project Crisis Line | 1.866.488.7386
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Visit for more information on TrevorChat and TrevorText – trained volunteer counselors are ready to listen.

Veterans Crisis Lines | 1.800.273.8255, Press 1
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline.

Vet2VET | 1.877.VET2VET (838.2838)
VET2VET is a confidential connection which utilizes trained peer veterans ready to provide hope and help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition, the peer counselor will help the soldier or veteran navigate, the often complex VA system to access the mental health resources that are being sought.


24/7 Eastern Shore Mobile Crisis
(888) 407-8018

24/7 COAT
(443) 783-6875

Maryland Crisis Hotline
Call 2-1-1, Press 1


Mid Shore Behavioral Health Assisted Living Referral

Mid Shore CoC Emergency Housing Voucher Referral Form

Consumer Support Services Applications
Special Needs Request | Pharmacy Request | Transportation Request

Forensic Mental Health Referral

FY22 Homeless ID Application

Optum’s Maryland PBHS Provider Manual

Release of Confidential Information

Residential Rehabilitation Program Application

RFP: FY21 Adolescent Clubhouse

SOAR Referral Application 

Uninsured Urgent Care Request


Substance Abuse Disorder Information

Maryland Recovery Net Client Support Services

Pharmacy Assistance Request Form

Transportation Request Form

Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. provides financial assistance to consumers in the Public Behavioral Health System actively receiving substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. The consumer must reside in Caroline, Kent, or Queen Anne’s County (Dorchester and Talbot-contact the local Health Department).

The purpose of the Maryland Recovery Net (MDRN) funds is to enable an individual to access or retain community-based SUD services; the funds should be linked to the client’s clinical and/or recovery support plan goals. The consumer must be engaged with the State Care Coordinator from their county of residence. The MDRN SUD Client Support Funds are limited to one-time annual help. The assistance may be used for pharmacy assistance, transportation to SUD related appointments, obtaining vital documents, medical assistance, and transitional support (including rental and utility assistance). All applications are subject to evaluation and approval. Incomplete applications will be denied and returned.

Please fax or email applications to:
Fax  410-770-4809

For questions, please contact:
Brigitte Kealy,
Behavioral Health Coordinator Manager, 410-770-4801 ext. 320

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