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 use prevention.

BHRT's mission is to improve public health by bridging the gap between research and practice through technical assistance and evaluation

BHRT's expertise includes:

  • Technical Assistance
  • Training
  • Evaluation
  • Data collection and analysis
  • GIS and mapping
  • Survey development and dissemination
  • Focus group and interview support
  • Research methods
  • IRB requirements and study protocols
  • Data visualization

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.

For inquiries, contact the BHRT Program at To learn more about efforts to address substance use in Maryland, follow us on social media.

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 use in Maryland, you can check out the program on social media.