Deaf Addiction Services at Maryland

Treatment Options for Deaf Individuals

DASAM offers many different treatment options to meet the needs of our clients.

Programming includes:

  • Deaf support groups
  • Substance abuse assessment
  • Medical evaluations
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Addiction education
  • Stress/anger management
  • Relapse prevention
  • Individual/group counseling
  • Interpreted NA/AA meetings
  • Women/men groups
  • DWI/DUI counseling
  • Urine screens
  • Breathalyzer tests
  • Case management

Methadone & Suboxone Maintenance:

The DASAM program works closely with the University of Maryland methadone program and the Suboxone treatment program to help clients addicted to heroin. Staff interpreters are utilized for the physical examinations, nursing assessments, as well as, one on one counseling sessions.

Intensive OutPatient (IOP):

The DASAM program works collaboratively with the University of Maryland's Intensive OutPatient Program. Clients referred to this program attend interpreted groups daily for six to twelve weeks.


The DASAM program works cooperatively with Psychiatric Urgent Care at the University of Maryland Hospital Center. Clients who are addicted to heroin and/or alcohol can receive ambulatory detoxification services for 3-5 days while attending our outpatient program.

Mobile Addictions Counseling:

The DASAM mobile treatment team will travel anywhere in the State of Maryland for individuals that do not live near the Baltimore site.

Mobile counseling includes:

  • Substance abuse assessments
  • Individual counseling
  • Case management

How to Refer to Us:

To refer a patient to the DASAM program, simply print out and complete the following (2) forms.  Mail or fax to 443-462-3086