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.

The BHRT 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.

BHRT Program Conducts Training for Partnership for Success Grant Jurisdictions

On Sept. 24, the BHRT Program collaborated with the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth to conduct a training for jurisdictions involved with the Partnership for Success Grant (MSP2). The training provided the jurisdictions with an overview of the policy process, how to develop an issue brief, and how to create an elevator pitch.

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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.