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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 Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY20Actual FY21Estimated FY22Target FY23Target FY24
Number of Specialty Behavioral Health Services clients discharged (Medication Assisted Treatment Program and Adult Drug Court)209211180180180
Percent of clients receiving opioid treatment or court mandated addiction services who were successfully discharged 58%55%60%60%60%
Percent of customers satisfied with Medication Assisted Treatment 195%94%90%90%90%
Percent of customers satisfied with Drug Court94%95%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

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved326358723.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2365561.00
FY23 Approved350014324.00