Mental health care provider holding the hands of a patient.

1 in 5 people suffers from a mental health issue. At UM Upper Chesapeake Health, we are here to help.

You are not alone.

Caring for our mental health is essential for overall well-being. At University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, we know that mental health is as important as physical health when it comes to living a balanced and fulfilling life.

If you or a loved one is struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, mood disorders or another mental health issue, we are here to help 24/7.

Mental and Behavioral Health Services

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, call 911.

We have created a welcoming and safe environment for all guests at our two locations. Our teams provide specialized care for you or your loved one that begins immediately.

Individuals receive one-on-one care from our specialists who can help to manage mental health/substance use symptoms, overcome current challenges, move into stabilization and ultimately recovery.

Our services include:

  • 24/7 hotline (1-800-NEXT-STEP/1-800-639-8783) and mobile crisis teams
  • Outpatient and urgent care clinics
  • Outpatient psychotherapy
  • Residential crisis services
  • Emergency room evaluations
  • Medication evaluation and management


Mental health and addiction treatment are available at many locations throughout the UM Upper Chesapeake Health network.

Compassionate care is also available right at your fingertips. Learn more about our mobile teams, hotlines and other urgent care services.

Behavioral Health Pavilion at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Aberdeen

The Behavioral Health Pavilion at UM UCMC Aberdeen offers both inpatient and outpatient mental health services in a compassionate and judgement-free environment.

660 McHenry Road
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Learn more about the services offered at the Behavioral Health Pavilion.

Klein Family Center in Bel Air

The Klein Family Center in Bel Air helps adults and kids 5 years and older overcome the challenges of all types of mental health conditions in an environment that is welcoming and safe for everyone.

802 Baltimore Pike
Bel Air, MD 21014

Learn more about the Klein Family Center. 

Live Greater Podcast Episodes

Learn more about mental and behavioral health conditions and how these conditions can affect you.