On Our Own of Maryland, Inc: A statewide peer-operated behavioral health advocacy and education organization that works with peers, service providers, community leaders, local and state leadership, and professional and community organizations to ensure that behavioral health services and systems are recovery-oriented, trauma-informed, person-centered, and culturally and linguistically responsive. We focus on reducing stigmatizing practices and expanding peer/consumer involvement in mental health and substance use policy and planning at local, state, and national levels. They provide training, mentoring, technical assistance to providers, organizations, peers, and families. Common topics include: stigma, recovery strategies and tools, peer certification and workforce development, and organizational culture change.

Does your organization need training or technical assistance on stigma, recovery strategies, peer certification, peer workforce development, or organizational culture change? Visit On Our Own of Maryland’s website for assistance.

Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS): MACS, administered by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, provides support to prescribers and their practices, pharmacists, and healthcare teams in addressing the needs of patients with substance use disorders and chronic pain management.