Getting Help

 

Crisis Resources

 

Emergency Behavioral Health Services

 

Emergency Behavioral Health Services provide a professional counselor who is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year in the WMHS Emergency Department. Counselors are specialized in the provision of crisis assessment and intervention for individuals who present emotional, psychiatric or addiction-related issues.

 

You and your loved one may be interviewed to determine the presenting problems, obtain a brief history of the problem, and evaluate the degree of stress and decompensation. Patients are medically examined by an Emergency Department provider before seeing the counselor. After the counselor completes the evaluation and determines a disposition, you will be referred to the appropriate level of care. A psychiatrist is available on-call for consultation if needed. This service is the official Prescreening Site for Crisis Assessment and Evaluation for Allegany County, Maryland.

 

 

 

Crisis Phone Line: 240-964-1399

 

Location

Western Maryland Health System

Emergency Department

12500 Willowbrook Road

Cumberland, MD 21502

 

 

Open 24 hours a day

 

 

 

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12501 Willowbrook Rd SE

Cumberland, MD 21502

301-759-5070

achd.bhso@maryland.gov