From Data to Action: DatAction! Data and Implementation Science Program

The Behavioral Health Resources and Technical Assistance (BHRT) Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy provides technical assistance to guide communities across Maryland in addressing substance misuse and abuse prevention issues.

BHRT's mission is to improve public health by bridging the gap between research and practice through technical assistance and evaluation. The program has been providing assistance to organizations working in substance misuse and abuse for more than seven years.

BHRT's expertise includes:

  • Research
  • Evaluation
  • Technical Assistance
  • Training

The program's team members are skilled in working with organizations to craft needs assessments, identify effective strategies, implement programs and policies, and evaluate activities.

The BHRT Program currently serves as the evaluation and technical assistance provider for the Maryland Department of Health's Behavioral Health Administration on several state and federal grants.

For inquiries, you can contact the BHRT Program at To learn more about efforts to address substance misuse and abuse in Maryland, you can check out the program on social media.