​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Carroll County's E-SMART program helps coordinate services for children ages 0 - 8 years who have behavioral health needs.

Taking action early to address your child's behavioral health issues can have a significant and positive impact on your child’s ability to:

  • Bond with their family
  • Do better in school
  • Adjust well socially

See How to Get Services below​​ for more information on children served by E-SMART.

E-SMART is an Early Childhood System of Care expansion (funded through SAMHSA) in Carroll County, MD.  The program aims to coordinate and expand behavioral health services for children 0-8 in the community.  The overarching goal is to increase early access to appropriate behavioral health services in order to help children function better at home, in school, in the community, and throughout life.​​

​The E-SMART services are provided in collaboration with: 

Carroll County Youth Service Bureau

Carroll County Health Department

Carroll County Public Schools​​​