Let's Talk About Mental Health logo. Click for information and resources  Socially Distanced Doesn't Mean You're Alone. Click for Peer Support Resources.  Fentanyl is Deadly logo. Click for Harm Reduction information and services. 

This Spray Can Save a Life logo. Click for opioid overdose response trainings and resources.  HCHD 48 Suicide_Instagram FA_Page_2Problems with Alcohol or Drugs? Call 211, press 1 or click for more information.


Grassroots 24/7 Crisis Assistance - 410-531-6677 (local) or 2-1-1 (statewide)
Resources and Referrals - 410-313-6202

Bureau of Behavioral Health
During COVID-19 

While the Health Department is mostly functioning virtually, if you need assistance or information, please see below:

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

8930 Stanford Blvd.
Columbia, MD 21045
(Howard Transit Red Bus Route)

Contact Us
Howard County Health Department
Bureau of Behavioral Health
410-313-6202 Phone
410-313-6212 Fax

Mission, Vision and Core Values of the Bureau of Behavioral Health

Narcan Virtual Training

Opioid Overdose Prevention
(Narcan) Training
Time Registration link
Tuesday, December 1 3:00 p.m. Click here to register
Thursday, December 17 3:00 p.m. Click here to register

For more information call 410-313-6202 or contact orpresponse@howardcountymd.gov.  For online naloxone training visit Next Naloxone's website HERE.

Howard County Behavioral Health Summit Series


Aetna is proud to partner with the Howard County Health Department to bring you this 5-part series of webinars that will help you learn ways to stay healthy and take control in 2020 and beyond. Join each of these 1-hour sessions, featuring insightful and inspiring conversations with community experts about mental health and wellness.

Part 2: The Telehealth Tr