Local support

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Above the Influence
AL-ANON Family Group

Family and Friends of Alcoholic — Recovery. See website for locations.

Alcohol & Drug Recovery Center, Cecil County Health Department
401 Bow Street
Elkton, MD 21921

Screening, Assessment, Referral, Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Peer Support, Care Coordination, Free Family Wellness

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholism recovery through sobriety and 12 Steps. See website for locations.

4510 Wharf Point Ct.
Belcamp, MD 21017

Provides treatment for mental illness & developmental disabilities and for veterans facing homelessness

Alpha Health Center
300 E. Pulaski Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Accepts pregnant women; Buprenorphine

301 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

In all 50 states, offers training with subsidies

Anna’s House
Bel Air, MD

Women & children

Application Assistance for Maryland Medicaid, Cecil County Health Department
401 Bow St.,
Elkton, MD 21921

Processes Maryland Medicaid applications and assists with MCO enrollments for children, pregnant women, families and single adults.

Ashley Addiction Treatment
Union Hospital Professional Building
111 West High Street, Suite 109
Elkton, MD  21921

Outpatient Addictions Treatment, Ambulatory Detox

Baltimore VA
10 North Greene St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Mental health, housing, crisis intervention, substance abuse treatment

Blythedale 7th Day Adventist
36 Blythedale Rd.
Perryville, MD 21901

Monday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bowling Green
1375 Newark Rd.
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Detox, Residential

Caron Foundation
243 N. Galen Hall Rd.
Wernersville, PA 19565

Detox, Residential. Multiple Locations, see website.

Caron Pennsylvania Treatment Program
243 N. Galen Hall Rd.
Wernersville, PA 19565

Co-occurring detox and residential treatment for ages 13-19.

Cecil College
1 Seahawk Dr.
North East, MD 21901

Training, workshops, career information sessions and financial aid

Cecil County Counseling Services
102 Old Mill Plaza, Main Street
North East, MD 21901

Specializing in eye movement desensitizing and reprocessing, adolescents, eating disorders, anxiety, relationships, addictions, etc.

Cecil County Department of Health – Stop Smoking Program
401 Bow Street
Elkton, MD 21921
Cecil County Department of Health – Stop Smoking Program
401 Bow St.,
Elkton, MD 21921

Group multi-session programs and one-to-one consultations are available for Cecil County residents 18 years and older*. Individuals explore coping strategies to manage urges, reduce withdrawal symptoms and emphasize self-management. Participants will also receive support after the quit date. *Under 18 years of age must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

Cecil County Library
301 Newark Ave.
Elkton, MD 21921

Resume review service and computer workshops

Cecil-Kent Health Center
251 S. Bohemia Ave.
Cecilton, MD 21913

Buprenorphine (Suboxone), Vivitrol, and Antabuse treatments

Celebrate Recovery
150 Downin Ln.
Port Deposit, MD 21904

Recovery through relationship with Christ

Charlotte House
North East, MD 21901

Female Recovery House

Chesapeake Wellness Center
105 East Main St.
Elkton, MD  21921
Chesapeake Wellness Center
251 South Bohemia Ave.,
Cecilton, MD 21913
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Church of Good Shepherd
810 Aiken Ave.
Perryville, MD 21901

Open M, W, F 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Clairvaux Farms
21 Veazy Cove Rd.
Earleville, MD 21919

Neighborhood for homeless families with children

Clutterers Anonymous
Janes United Methodist Church
213 N. Walnut St.
Rising Sun, MD

12-Step Program for people who struggle with compulsive clutter & hoarding — Th 6:00 pm

Coatesville VA
1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd.
Coatesville, PA

In patient Mental Health, specialized in PTSD.

Contact Lifeline

Our mission is to keep people alive and safe, to help them through crises, and to connect them with relevant community resources.

Restore Church
616 Ontario St., Havre de Grace

Mondays 6 pm., dinner at 6:30 pm., Meeting 7–9pm. Thursdays 6:30–7:30pm

Debtors Anonymous
Janes United Methodist Church
213 N. Walnut St.
Rising Sun, MD

12-Step Program for people who struggle with compulsive debt and spending — M 6:00 pm

Dexter House
North East, MD

Male Recovery House

Division of Rehabilitative Services
Upper Chesapeake Corporate Center
103 Chesapeake Blvd. Ste B
Elkton, MD 21921

Addresses employment barriers for people with physical, emotional, cognitive disabilities

Domestic Violence Rape Crisis Center

The Cecil County Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Center provides free services to victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault/Rape.

Eastern Shore Hospital Center
5262 Woods Rd.
Cambridge, MD

Inpatient mental health services for adults age 18 and older.

Eastern Shore Mobile Crisis

Offering dynamic, comprehensive and tailored crisis response services.

Elkton Presbyterian Church
209 E. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Wed 10:00am – Noon; Fri Lunch Noon – 1:00 pm

Elkton Treatment Center
212 Blue Ball Rd.
Elkton, MD 21921

Methadone treatment, outpatient opiate detox

Emmaus House
P.O. Box 9740
Newark, DE 19714

MUST have children

Emmorton Treatment Services
3105 Emmorton Rd.
Abingdon, MD 21009

Provides mental health, addiction treatment

Evelation Life Counseling
718 Old Mill Rd.
High Point, NC 27265

Religious 28 to 90 day treatment program — call for cost

Father Martin’s Ashley
800 Tydings Ln.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Detox, Residential, Family Program

Father Martin’s Ashley Rainbow of Hope
800 Tydings Ln.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Provides age-appropriate addiction education.

Friendship House, Inc.
Wilmington, DE

Men’s, Women’s, transitional recovery housing.

G.R.A.S.P. (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) of Delaware
Westminster House in Newark, DE

Monday of each month. For more info call number and ask for Liz.


Detox, Residential, Long-Term, Pregnancy

Goodwill Industries
208 S. Bridge St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Offers employment support for special populations

Got A Doc
677 Pulaski Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Can prescribe — possible wait list

Rising Sun Public Library Conference Room

Grief Recovery after Substance Passing

Growing Up Drug Free — A Parent’s Guide To Prevention
Harford Family House, Inc.
53 E. Bel Air Ave.
Suite 3
Aberdeen, MD 19380

Families with children

Haven House — Halfway House, Outpatient Addictions
1195 Augustine Herman Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Male halfway house

Help Center
135 E. High St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Emergency food (not for Food Stamps recipients) clothing, housing, etc. — Mon – Fri 9 am – 4:30 pm

Helping Up Mission
1029 E. Baltimore St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Programs for homeless, impoverished and chemically-addicted men — ministry

Homecoming Project
P.O. Box 1190
Bel Air, MD 21014

Female halfway house

Hope House
26 Marbury Dr.
Crownsville, MD 21032

Detox, Residential

House of Joseph
Wilmington, DE

Overnight men’s shelter.

House of New Heights
Elkton, MD

Male recovery house

Hudson Health
1506 Harting Dr.
Salisbury, MD 21802

Detox, Residential

I Can’t We Can
Locations in Baltimore

Male & Female Houses

Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc.
Jane House
North East, MD

Female Christian recovery house

Jewish Relief Center — Elkton
528 W. Pulaski Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Monday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Job Corps
218 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

In 48 states, offers vocational training for people 16–25

Johns Hopkins Bayview
4940 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224


Key Point
1001 Cedar Corner Rd.
Perryville, MD 21903

In-home and in-school counseling, onsite counseling, helps with access to entitlements

Key Point Health Services
135 North Parke St.
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Rehabilitation services, school and home-based counseling, community outreach and Residential Rehabilitation Program (RRP).

KeyStone Center
2001 Providence Ave.
Chester, PA 19013

Detox, Residential

Kirkwood Detox
3315 Kirkwood Hwy.
Wilmington, DE 19808

Detox (DE residents only)

Let's Get Real
North East, MD

Family Advocacy and Support for those who have a loved one with a substance use disorder.

Marian House
949 Gorsuch Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Transitional & permanent Housing programs for women

Mary Randall Center
401 North St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Food, showers, laundry, case mgmt, etc. Mon–Fri (Tue closed) 7:30 am – 11:30 am & 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Maryland Overdose Prevention
Maryland Tobacco Quitline

A FREE service for Marylanders 13 years and older and sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health. Can help you quit any kind of tobacco use – cigarettes, cigars, smokeless, and electronic smoking devices (e.g., e-cigarettes, 'vapes').

Maryland Tobacco Quitline

A FREE service for Marylanders 13 years and older and sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health. Can help you quit any kind of tobacco use – cigarettes, cigars, smokeless, and electronic smoking devices (e.g., e-cigarettes, 'vapes').

Maryland Workforce Exchange

Online job database

Maryland Workforce Exchange

Online job database

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline

If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide or are concerned about a loved one — a chat or hotline specialist is available.

575 S. Dupont Hwy.
New Castle, DE 19720

Inpatient for adolescents, adults, & older adults

Mercy Hospital
300 Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202


Mind & Body Consortium
212 Carter Dr., Ste. D
Middletown, DE 19709

Mental Health & Drug and Alcohol Counselors, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Ministry of Caring
Wilmington, DE

Offers many shelters in Wilmington

100 Yearsley Mill Rd.
Lima, PA 19063

Detox, Residential

Monarch House
North East, MD

Male Christian recovery house

Mountain Manor — Adolescent Inpatient Addictions
3800 Frederick Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21229

Residential treatment program for ages 13 through 24.

Mountain Manor — Inpatient Addictions
3800 Frederick Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21229

Detox, Residential

NAR-ANON Family Group

Family and Friends of Addicts — Recovery See website for locations.

Narcotics Anonymous

Addiction recovery through abstinence and 12 Steps. See website for locations.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

National Hopeline Network

Suicide prevention.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Parents
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens
National Institute on Drug Abuse, The Science of Drug Abuse & Addiction
National Runaway Switchboard

Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are thinking of running away from home, if you have a friend who has run away, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255), you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

New Life Faith Center Port Deposit
1820 Jacob Tome Hwy.
Port Deposit, MD 21904

Food stamps accepted

Nicanor, Inc.
99 North Main St.
Colora, MD 21917
North East United Methodist Church
308 S. Main St.
North East, MD 21901

Food Pantry serving North East Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Northern Chesapeake Hospice Foundation
229 E. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Groups that meet at different times through the year, bereavement programs including children & teens

On Our Own
170 W. Main St., Ste. A
Elkton, MD 21921

Support for Mental Health

One Promise Recovery Network Center
Baltimore, MD

Transitional/recover housing program for men, women & children.

Opportunity Ministries
Pasadena, MD

3 men, 1 women houses to support recovery

Oxford Houses

Recovery supportive group housing

Paris Foundation
229 S. Bridge St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Dinner served daily, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Sunday lunch 12:00

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
2620 Riva Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21401

Detox, Residential

Perry Point VA
Building 361
Perry Point, MD

Substance abuse, residential rehabilitation, mental health, housing, crisis intervention

Perry Point VA Homeless Prevention
Building 15H
Perry Point MD, 21902

Homeless prevention program, education. Assisting in housing and community integration.

Phoenix Recovery Center
107 Edgewood Rd.
Edgewood, MD 21040

Detox, Residential

Port Recovery
7000 Harford Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21234

Substance abuse counseling

Port Recovery
Baltimore, MD

Mental health, group therapy, medication

Powell Recovery Center, Inc.
14 S. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231

Detox, Residential

Project Chesapeake
111 East Main St., Suite B
Elkton, MD  21921
Pyramid Healthcare
2705 Old Bethlehem Pike
Quakertown, PA 18951

Teen drug residential centers located throughout Pennsylvania.

16 Commercial Plaza
Ste. 174
Elkton, MD 21921

Accepts Medical Assistance and Private Insurance

Ray of Hope Mission Center
960 Craigtown Rd.
Port Deposit, MD

Fri 9:00 – 3:30 by appointment only

Recovery Centers of America
314 Grove Neck Rd.
Earleville, MD 21919
Reformers Unanimous
725 W. Pulaski Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Addiction services every Friday at 7:00 pm

Retreat at Lancaster County
1170 S. State St.
Ephrata, PA 17522

Detox, Residential

Rockford Center
100 Rockford Dr.
Newark, DE 19713

Inpatient & partial behavioral health programs for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.

S.A.F.E. (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) Hotline

Call for referrals and support for cutting and self-harm.

S.T.E.P.S. Recovery Resources, Inc.
P.O. Box 154
Colora, MD 21917

Education, referral, and supportive services for those affected by a substance use disorder including family members and loved ones.

Salvation Army Adult Recovery Center — Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

6 to 9 month recovery program

Salvation Army Adult Recovery Center — Wilmington
Wilmington, DE

6 to 9 month recovery program


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SAMHSA — Keeping Youth Drug Free
Serenity Health — Medication-Assisted, Outpatient Addictions
203 W. Pulaski Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Methadone treatment, Buprenorphine; intensive outpatient & outpatient counseling

Settlement House
168 W. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Men shelter — mostly Veterans, 6–9 month waiting list

Settlement House
168 W. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921

Lunch Mon – Thur 12:00 – 1:00 pm

St. Mary Anne’s Outreach
315 S. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21901

M, W, Sat 9:30 – 2:00

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Sunday Breakfast Mission
110 N. Poplar St.
Wilmington, DE 19805

Meals & overnight shelter for men, women, and children.

Sunrise Suicide Grief
Shelemiah United Methodist Church
357 Old Bay View Rd., North East, MD 21901

Second Tuesday of every Month 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Susquehanna Workforce Center
1275 W. Pulaski Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Offers workshops and funding for training in Elkton, Aberdeen & Bel Air

Tabitha’s Pantry Outreach
1168 West Old Philadelphia Rd.
Charlestown, MD 21904

Friday 9:30 – 11:30, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Teen Challenge (all ages)
National Referral Office

Religious Discipleship programs — country wide

The Compassionate Friends
North East United Methodist Church
308 S. Main St.
North East, MD 21901

Supporting family after a child dies. 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month 6:00 pm.

Union Behavioral Health
111 W. High St.
Ste 302
Elkton, MD 21921

Counseling and psychiatric medication management

University of Maryland General
827 Linden Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Detox, Residential

Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services, Inc. — Outpatient Addictions, Outpatient Mental Health
200 Booth St.,
Elkton, MD 21921

Co-occurring treatment for individuals and families; psychiatric counseling, medication management.

Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services, Inc. — Outpatient Mental Health
1275-B West Pulaski Hwy.
Elkton, MD 21921

Behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, intensive case management

Veterans Crisis Hotline — Crisis Hotlines

The caring responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping veterans of all ages and circumstances. Some of the responders are veterans.

Veterans Crisis Hotline — Veterans Treatment

Voluntary service to connect veterans in crisis along with family and friends to a variety of services through the VA hotline .


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Warwick Manor
3680 Warwick Rd.
E. New Market, MD 21631

Detox, Residential

Wayfarer’s House
107 Delaware Ave.
Elkton, MD 21921

Women & children, 4–6 month usual waiting list

Welcome One Emergency Shelter
1221-C Brass Mill Rd.
Belcamp, MD 21017

Night shelter, 25 men/6 women, need referral from Harford Co SS

West Cecil Health Center — Adolescent Outpatient Addictions
49 Rock Spring Rd.
Conowingo, MD 21918

Behavioral health services offered, including family wellness. Individual and family counseling available.

West Cecil Health Center — Outpatient Mental Health
49 Rock Springs Rd.
Conowingo, MD 21918

Medical and Behavioral Health providers

White Deer Run
360 White Deer Run Rd.
P.O. Box 97, Allenwood, PA 17810

Inpatient non-hospital detox and residential treatment.

Wilmington VA
1601 Kirkwood Hwy.
Wilmington, DE 19805

Mental health, substance abuse, mobile crisis, military sexual trauma. Geriatrics and community living center.

Youth Empowerment Source of Cecil County