BHSB Stabilization Center

DESCRIPTION

Episcopal Housing Corporation is working with Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore and Tuerk House on the fit out of the State’s first Crisis Stabilization Center. The Center will provide voluntary non-emergency care 24/7 for up to 35 adults who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  It will offer individuals in health compromised state a safe place to detox under the supervision of medical professionals. It will offer a bed, warm meal, shower and laundry facilities, Services provided will include medical screening and examination, medical monitoring, and screening for referrals for substance abuse, mental health, and physical health treatment. The Center will divert clients from emergency rooms and from being subject to arrest. 

A temporary Stabilization Center is currently operating out of the Tuerk House, a substance abuse recovery center in West Baltimore. The permanent location will be adjacent to the Tuerk House on the first floor of the former Hebrew Orphan’s Asylum, a grand, Victorian Romanesque mansion, built in the 1870s. This property is currently undergoing a complete renovation.