Behavioral Health

Coastal Retreat - Sasha Whiting, LCSW-C

Clients have the ability to work closely with hte integrative team at Coastal Retreat to assist in accessing whole-body healing.  Members of the team include a lincial therapist, nurse practicioner, nutritionist, choripractor, physical therapist, massage therapist, and acupuncturist.  Medication management services can be obtained by our nurse practioner, if required.  Payment types accepted:  private insurance, self-pay

Trauma, Addictions, Mental Health and Recovery (TAMAR)

TAMAR is a State funded program offered to women who are detained in Caroline and Dorchester detention centers.  These women have been identified, or self-identified, as having a history of physical and/or sexual abuse and a recent treatment history for a mental health condition, as well as a drug use/abuse disorder.  Individuals eligible to participate are encouraged to voluntarily join the program with the knowledge that participation does not in itself reduce jail time.

Maryland Community Criminal Justice Treatment Program

The Maryland Community Criminal Justice Treatment Program (MCCJTP) is a State funded jail based mental health program that targets individuals 18 and older who have a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, major affective disorder, organic mental disorder, and other psychotic disorders.  MCCJTP more commonly referred to as the “jail program” is administered in all five counties of the Mid-Shore region, as well as 18 additional jurisdictions in the State.  Common goals among participating jurisdictions include:

MSMHS Forensic Mental Health Program

Forensic Mental Health Program Manager:  Belinda Frankel, LCSW-C (         

Forensic Mental Health Program Specialist:  Sherone Thompson (

The Forensic Mental Health Program works with the Circuit and District Courts on the mid-shore to assist when defendants before the courts have mental illnesses.  Services include diversion, assessment and referral, resource coordination, law enforcement training, and treatment monitoring.

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 Water Moves Us. Dorchester County Maryland
Phone (410) 228-0281 ext. 1103
Address P. O. Box 26, County Office Building, Room 103
501 Court Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613