Baltimore City Behavioral Health

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Baltimore County behavioral health department do?

The Bureau of Behavioral Health is the mental health authority for the administration of state-funded services for people with mental illness residing in Baltimore County and is available to help residents in receiving medication assistance, assist in completing applications for services, and provide resources for mental health services.

How common are behavioral health disorders in Baltimore?

The term encompasses both mental health and substance use disorders. One in five people in Baltimore has a mental health disorder. Learn more about the prevalence of behavioral health disorders in Baltimore by taking a look at the data.

What is behavioural health?

Behavioral health is a term for an individual’s overall emotional and mental wellness. The term encompasses both mental health and substance use disorders. One in five people in Baltimore has a mental health disorder. Learn more about the prevalence of behavioral health disorders in Baltimore by taking a look at the data.

What is BHMS Baltimore?

BHMHS hopes to be able to provide services in Baltimore City and across Maryland. BHMHS provides psychiatric rehabilitation services that are geared towards helping consumers with severe mental health illnesses increase independence and self-sufficiency while decreasing the number of psychiatric hospitalizations.

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