For Coronavirus / Covid19 Information, please check the Caroline County Government Covid-19 Response Page. Please note that there are currently many malicious websites providing misinformation about this rapidly changing situation. This is the official Caroline County Emergency Operations Center website.
All library locations are closed through March 28, in cooperation with the county’s effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our current plan is to reopen on Monday, March 30.
All Library events and meetings are cancelled while we are closed.
Please keep your library materials, including hotpot devices, until after we reopen.
Library meeting rooms will not be available during this period. All scheduled meetings and appointments will be rescheduled when we reopen.
The Center is a 24-hour, seven day a week residential treatment facility, offering treatment to adults ages 18 and over suffering from chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders. The Center provides a wide variety of services for residents of the Eastern Shore, including Crisis Intervention, Crisis Residential Treatment, Detox, and General Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services.
Arundel Lodge provides services for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who seek community behavioral health treatment. We employ sign language interpreters to facilitate communication with hearing staff members and other community providers, and staff members who are themselves deaf and/or are knowledgeable about the needs of Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals communicate using American Sign Language (ASL). Through these services, Arundel Lodge makes programs accessible to Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals to support their recovery. Programs include: supported employment, day program, residential services, outpatient mental health clinic, first step recovery, health home, peer support, supportive living, and teletherapy videoconferencing.
Beacon Place offers a safe harbor and sanctuary for adults experiencing a psychiatric crisis. As a voluntary alternative to hospitalization, Beacon Place provides short term Residential Crisis Services in a community-based setting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
In addition to Residential Crisis Services, Beacon Place offers crisis counseling. Beacon Place is appropriate as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization or to shorten the length of a hospital admission. Anyone who is medically stable, under the care of a physician, and awaiting admission to a psychiatric unit can be safely cared for at Beacon Place.
Situated in a quiet community, their trained crisis staff offer counseling and therapeutic groups.
Healthcare services include: Audiology, Coumadin Clinic, Hearing Aid Fitting, Medication Management, Mental Health, Primary Care, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Post Traumatic Stress, Pulmonary, Social Work, Telemental Health, Tele-retinal Imaging, Urology, Vet Center, Women's Health
The Health Department offers an integrated Behavioral Health Program that serves Caroline county residents that have a need for Mental Health support and/or Substance Use recovery.
Our goal is to Strengthen, Support, and Encourage people with behavioral health needs to engage in, and maintain, a successful treatment regime that fosters an individual's opportunity for independence, productivity, community integration, and quality of life.
A full range of outpatient mental health services are offered to Caroline County residents including: psychiatric evaluation, individual group and family therapy for adults adolescents and children, medication management, nursing services, information/referral services, school based therapy services provided in some public schools. Services are provided by an experienced staff of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and a welcoming support staff. Evening hours available by appointment only. Please contact the Clinic at 410-479-3800 for intake information.
Adult program includes site and community based psychiatric rehabilitation services, supported employment, residential, and special support and assistance for those suffering from mental illness as the primary diagnosis. The Youth Program offers community based psychiatric rehabilitative services. Services are offered year round through after school and summer programming. Incorporated in the structured schedule are activities that encourage the youth to develop skills for working in groups and in peer relationships. A referral from a mental health provider is required. We have access to a language line as needed to assist with intakes and paperwork. We also have one staff member who can speak Haitian-Creole in the Youth program.
1 on 1 peer support with a Peer Support Specialist
Support groups- Emotions anonymous, Depression and Anxiety Recovery, WRAP training classes (Wellness and Recovery Action PLan) Nar-Anon meetings
Social activities: weekly community dinner, game and movie night, field trips, use of computers, printing, Wii, Netflix, DVD movies and library resources.
Assistance with hosing and job placement
Information on addiction and Mental Health related Conditions an local resources
Monthly Lunch and Learn seminars focusing on Mental health and/or substance abuse topics