​Talbot County Addictions Program (TCAP)

The mission of the Talbot County Addictions Program (TCAP) is to provide the finest quality, most caring and complete recovery services to adults and families. We aspire to improve the quality of life for our clients and our community by reducing problems associated with drugs and alcohol.

The Talbot County Addictions Program (TCAP) provides care coordination services and peer recovery support to adults and their families who are experiencing problems with alcohol and/or other drugs. TCAP provides screenings and referrals for addiction services, as well as assistance with the Medicaid and Health Choice insurance application process for those who qualify.

Program Service Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals who are seeking resources for problems related to the use of alcohol and/or other drugs.

Narcan Program:

Narcan is a drug that reverses an overdose caused by the use of Opioids, including prescription medications and heroin. Talbot County Health Department (TCHD) provides training for individuals and organizations who are interested in administering this lifesaving drug. TCHD provides trainings the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30PM at the Health Department building at 100 S. Hanson St. in Easton. You will receive the nasal form of Narcan after the training. Call 410-819-5600 to register or for more information about the program.

Services Offered/Provided:

TCAP provides the following services to help individuals achieve their goals:

  • Screening and referrals to Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health treatment providers and resources.
  • Care Coordination services to assist individuals with accessing services following residential levels of treatment and for those who need intensive services.
  • Peer Recovery Support to assist individuals with education, the development of recovery plans, help with utilizing self-help programs, connections to local support organizations and access to recovery housing.
  • Circuit Problem-Solving Court - Provides monitoring for participants in the Circuit Problem-Solving Court Program. The goal is to provide a therapeutic response to substance use rather than a punitive response.
  • STOP Grant – Assessment, treatment, case management, and referrals provide in the Talbot County Detention Center through Connections Community Support Programs, Inc.
  • Interpreter services are available.​

Service Location:

Talbot County Health Department 
100 South Hanson Street
Easton, MD 21601
Program Phone Number: 410-819-5602
Main Phone Number: 410-819-5600

Service Hours:

Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Walk-in screenings and referrals - Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 4:00PM


TCAP will assist those who are uninsured with obtaining Medicaid or Health Choice and assist with treatment referrals as needed.

Those who are uninsured and eligible for Medicaid, the uninsured Medicaid exceptions, and self pay will be provided outpatient services through December 31, 2016.

Persons with Medicaid and private insurance are being referred to private providers in the community. 

There are no fees for Peer Recovery Support and Care Coordination services for those who qualify.

Additional Information:

Local Addictions Authority - Quality Improvement Services –TCAP collaborates with Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) to integrate systems planning and management of the Public Behavioral Health System (PBHS) including planning, managing, and monitoring publicly funded substance use disorder services for Talbot County.

For Behavioral Health Programs: COMAR 10.63 requires an agreement to cooperate when submitting an initial application, renewal application, or when a change to a program’s license is requested to provide SUD treatment.

Updated 8/29/2017


Corsica River Mental Health Services 
Phone: 410-745-8028 or 410-758-2211

Eastern Shore Psychological Services 
Phone: 410-822-5007

Shore Behavioral Health at UMM Shore Regional Health: 
Phone: 410-822-1000 x5452

Methadone and Suboxone: 
Chesapeake Treatment Services 
Phone: 410-822-7150

Methadone and Subutex Maintenance: 
BNJ Health Services
Phone: 410-763-9040


Eastern Shore Mobile Crisis 1-888-407-8018

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence 1-800-927-4673

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-422-0009

Crisis Text Line
text HOME to 741741

Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 *1
1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636)

Problem Gambling Helpline 1-800-GAMBLER

Maryland Poison Center 1-800-222-1222

Update 8/29/2017