The Allegany County Local Behavioral Health Authority (LBHA) is responsible for planning, managing, and monitoring publicly funded behavioral health services within the county. This includes planning for service development, encouraging providers to develop and deliver a full range of treatment and rehabilitation services for persons with mental illness or substance use disorders, and working with the Behavioral Health Administration, Office of Health Care Quality, and Administrative Service Organizations to investigate complaints and monitor the delivery of services.

Additionally, the LBHA works to ensure people have access to needed services, educates the public about mental health and substance abuse, hosts trainings to enhance skills of behavioral health providers, and advocates with other systems on the behalf of individuals with mental health and substance use disorder.

For more information, call 301-759-5070 or email us at achd.bhso@maryland.gov

Advisory Board

The Consumer Advisory Board empowers individuals with lived experience in using public mental health and/or substance use services and their families by providing them with a voice in shaping the local behavioral health system. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Consumer Advisory Board click link below.

If you would like to sign up and do not have the ability to print and mail this form in, please email achd.bhso@maryland.gov