Get Help

If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1. Montgomery County Health and Human Services can help you find services and resources provided by County programs and help provided by community-based organizations.

If you are having a medical emergency, call 911

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Screening & Referral
(also known as ACCESS Team)  240-777-1770

Screening and Assessment Services for Children and Adolescents (SASCA)

24 Hour Crisis Center

Provides telephone and walk-in crisis services
1301 Piccard Drive, Rockville / 240-777-4000

Harm Reduction Services

Free syringe services, naloxone, fentanyl test strips and sexual health education and HIV Testing.  See the flyer for details.

InfoMontgomery (
Provides information and assistance in locating substance
abuse treatment services in Montgomery County and the 
surrounding area.

FREE Naloxone (Narcan) Training
Training is free but registration is required. Training is currently done virtually.  Scan the QR code for registration and a free kit.

Get the Facts

Opioids are a class of drugs naturally found in the opium poppy plant. Opioids include prescription painkillers and illegal drugs. Find out latest information on what opioids are, how to identify them and why they are a major public health crisis across the United States.

Save a Life

Learn more about Naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Find out about community training that can teach you how to administer Narcan. Learn about Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law.

Safe Disposal

Safely disposing of medications is an important way of keeping unwanted prescription medications, including opioids, out of the hands of children and others where they can cause harm.

What We Do

Find out what Montgomery County is doing to address the opioid addiction in our community.
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By the numbers (reported in January 2023)



Number of  non-fatal opioid related overdoses  Based on high confidence overdoses where Naloxone was administered
(January-December 2022)
(Source: MCFRS)


Overdose deaths confirmed by
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
(Source: MCPD)


Number of lives saved by administering
Naloxone, based on high confidence overdoses where Naloxone was administered
(Source: MCFRS)