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Calvert County Local Behavioral Health Authority

The Calvert County Local Behavioral Health Authority (LBHA) is a division of Calvert County Health Department. The LBHA is responsible for planning, managing, and monitoring public behavioral health services at the local level. The agency exists under the authority of the Behavioral Health Administration and is an agent of the county government, which approves the LBHA's organizational structure. The LBHA assures that a comprehensive range of services are available, accessible and affordable, including: evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, case management, rehabilitation, community support, therapeutic foster care, supervised housing, emergency services and crisis intervention.

Mission- To ensure all Calvert County Residents have access to quality Behavioral Health Services.

Vision- To cultivate a comprehensive system of Behavioral Health care in Calvert County, which provides individualized services to promote wellness, empowerment and recovery across the lifespan of our residents.

Resource Directory:

The LBHA is available to help connect you to the appropriate resources. Please see the links below for a list of resources for all of your behavioral health needs:

Our Calvert

Hope4Calvert

2-1-1 Maryland

Financial Resources for Individuals in Calvert County

New Opportunities for Providers

The LBHA is issuing a Request for Expression of Interest to locate local organizations interested in giving presentations at our bi-monthly behavioral health provider meeting. The goal of this request is to ensure that local providers are aware of the resources available to their clients within Calvert County. It is first come, first served.
> Application and more information

The LBHA is also issuing a Request for Expression of Interest to locate qualified trainers to provide workforce development for Calvert County Behavioral Health Professionals. The goal of this request is to contract with individuals/organizations that will provide Continuing Education training on topics relevant to the needs of the individuals served in Calvert County. The due date is October 30, 2021.
> Application and more information

Forms for Requests for Services

Funding Opportunities

The LBHA is offering an RFP for mini-grants. The due date is November 15, 2021 by 5:00 pm. Please see the items directly below for complete details:

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Calvert County Behavioral Health Mini Grant

Calvert County Behavioral Health Mini Grant Application

Mini Grants Budget Form (Microsoft Excel)

LBHA Strategic Plan Goals

Upcoming Events:

10/15/2021- Calvert County Community Resource Fair from 10am-1pm

11/18/2021- Local Behavioral Health Authority Provider Meeting from 10:00am-11:00am

12/08/2021- Local Behavioral Health Authority Advisory Council Meeting from 12:00pm-2:00pm

12/15/2021- Community Conversations: Calvert County’s Innovations on Treating Substance Use Disorders from 6pm-8pm

Local Behavioral Health Authority Advisory Council and Provider Meeting Minutes

Publications:

Local Behavioral Health Authority Annual Plan

Financial Plan for FY2022

Grievance/Appeals:

A consumer of the public behavioral health system may file a grievance with the Calvert County LBHA concerning any issue regarding treatment. The consumer may also file an appeal to the LBHA concerning denial of treatment.

Office Staff:

Andrea McDonald-Fingland, LCSW-C Director

Katie Wandishin, Behavioral Health Coordinator

Kristy Kidwell, Office Supervisor

Kellie Fry, PATH Peer

Vacant, Grants Manager

Sierra Ringley, Child and Adolescent Coordinator

Contact Information:
443-295-8584 (Local)
443-968-8979 (Fax)
E-Mail: mdh-dl-calchd-coreservicescchd@maryland.gov

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