WestCare Expands Services to the State of Maryland

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Screening, Assessment and Treatment Services will be provided throughout 15 Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) facilities

(Maryland): WestCare is proud to announce an expansion of services to Eastern, Western and Central Maryland. Through three contracts, WestCare will provide substance use disorder treatment and SUD screening and assessment services throughout 15 Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) facilities.

 “We are excited to welcome Maryland to the WestCare family. As a seasoned provider, WestCare plans to create a continuum of evidence-based and person-centered care. Our goal is to provide clinical excellence, coordinated access, and collaborative innovation.”

– Stephen Wright, Vice President of the Appalachia Region

WestCare will establish and administer various American Society of Addictive Medicine (ASAM) levels of care treatment based on screening and assessments. The expected treatment levels of care will include, but are not limited to, the Therapeutic Community (TC) model for both residential and outpatient services and will collaborate with the DPSCS regarding Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). WestCare will provide services and training that includes peer support (mentoring), cultural and gender sensitivity, alternatives to medication-based pain management, and trauma-based therapy.


Founded in 1973, WestCare is dedicated to empowering everyone with whom we come into contact with to engage in a process of healing, growth, and change benefiting themselves, their families, co-workers and communities. We devote our best efforts towards uplifting the human spirit through our commitment of delivering high-quality services to everyone who enters through our doors. Together, we believe there is an opportunity for individuals to lead fuller, richer lives.

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