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Montgomery County Addiction & Co-Occurring Disorders Services
255 Rockville Pike, Suite #145,
The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services offers various levels of treatment for adults with dependence on alcohol or other drugs. The Department also collaborates with providers in the community to provide continuous and comprehensive treatment for consumers with co-occurring disorders (substance abuse and mental health).
Adult Addiction Services offers assessment, referral and a range of treatment options based on specific needs. All services use an abstinence-oriented approach, including participation in self-help groups and mandatory urine monitoring (drug testing). Priority is given to adult Montgomery County residents. Fees are charged at all treatment programs; however, a sliding fee scale may be available with proper documentation and no one is refused services due to inability to pay. Maryland Medical Assistance (MA) is accepted. Bi-lingual staff is available and programs are accessible for persons with disabilities.
Access to Addiction Services
255 Rockville Pike #145
Rockville Maryland 20850.
Monday: 9am to 10:30 am, and 1pm to 3pm
Tuesday - Friday: 9am to 11am and 1pm to 3pm
This team assists helps people living in Montgomery County obtain and or access behavioral health services (mental health and substance abuse). Adult consumers who are eligible for substance abuse services are linked to the Addictions Services programs in the County. Consumers of all ages who are eligible for the Public Mental Health System are linked with providers who are able to provide the requested service at a location convenient for the consumer. Spanish language capacity is immediately available and consumers who speak other languages are assisted.
Quality Assurance for addiction related services
If you have any additional questions and or complaints, please contact the Addictions Program Monitoring Unit
Outpatient Addiction Services (OAS)
Substance abuse treatment services are provided for adults in a community based treatment model focused on abstinence. Adults served include those who are homeless, pregnant, unemployed, or have mental or physical health problems. Outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment services are available.
Additional Outpatient Services
Other Outpatient Services are provided by referral for individuals who do not require intensive outpatient services. Outpatient offices are at regional sites. DWI/DUI assessment and treatment services are also available. Adults with private insurance may access treatment services through their insurer.
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
An alternative treatment program for eligible persons dependent on opiates offers medical management of methadone maintenance therapy and counseling services.
Substance Abuse Services for Women (SASW)
A program for adult homeless women that provides intensive outpatient treatment, case management and assistance with access to medical, psychiatric, vocational, and supportive sober housing services.
Avery Road Combined Care (ARCC)
Substance abuse treatment 20 hours per week for persons with additional problems - including homelessness, chronic relapse, mental or physical health problems.
Avery Road Treatment Center
A 24-hour, non-hospital detoxification and 21 day program of treatment for adults with serious substance abuse disorders.
Residential Treatment for Addiction Services
Access to Residential Treatment is via Addiction Services, Behavioral Health Access to Care or Avery Road Treatment Center. Services include:
Urine Monitoring Program
Provides random and weekly collection and testing of urine samples for drugs of abuse. Available to agency partners and private citizens for a per test fee. Results may be released to referral source.
Criminal Justice Behavioral Health Services
Jail Addiction Services (JAS)
Substance abuse treatment services for individuals incarcerated at the County Correctional Facility in Boyds, MD
Clinical Assessment Triage Service (CATS)
Provides mental health and substance abuse screening and evaluation for individuals detained at the County Detention Center in Rockville, MD.
Community Re-Entry Services
Coordinates substance abuse and mental health referral services for incarcerated individuals who are preparing to return to the community.