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Program Description

  Specialty Behavioral Health Services

Specialty Behavioral Health Services is comprised of the Adult Drug Court Treatment Program, the Medication Assisted Treatment Program (MAT), and the Urine Monitoring Program. The Drug Court program delivers Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient levels of care, in addition to psychiatric interventions and medication assisted treatment. The MAT program works with opioid use disorders and alcohol disorders and delivers methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone therapies. The urine monitoring program is an onsite Urinalysis Collection Program which monitors for substance use within these programs, the Mental Health Court program, Child Welfare and Probation and Parole.

Program Contacts

Contact Rolando L. Santiago, PhD of the HHS - Behavioral Health and Crisis Services at 240.777.7000 or Lindsay Lucas of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2766 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of Specialty Behavioral Health Services clients discharged (Medication Assisted Treatment Program and Adult Drug Court)231209180180180
Percent of clients receiving opioid treatment or court mandated addiction services who were successfully discharged 55%58%60%60%60%
Percent of customers satisfied with Medication Assisted Treatment 1N/A95%90%90%90%
Percent of customers satisfied with Drug CourtN/A94%90%90%90%
1  The program aims for a 90% satisfaction as the service standard, which is used to set the projections.

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved340970523.55
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-146118-0.55
FY22 Approved326358723.00