The Walter P. Carter Clinics (WPCC) are community mental health clinics -- components of the University of Maryland’s Community Psychiatry Program. These clinics are committed to providing comprehensive mental health treatment to residents of Baltimore City -- especially in south and southwest Baltimore. The staff consists of psychiatrists, social workers, and nurses.

Outpatient Clinic Services

We offer services to people who need help with:

  • Family problems, including marital difficulties and parenting issues
  • Life crises
  • Chronic psychiatric illness
  • Adolescent adjustment problems
  • School problems
  • Psychiatric illness in combination with substance abuse

The clinics utilize interdisciplinary treatment teams that coordinate services for adults and children. To provide comprehensive care, these teams also work closely with a wide variety of other WPCC programs, University of Maryland psychiatry programs, and community agencies.

RAISE Connection Program

The RAISE Connection Program offers an opportunity for individuals, ages 15-35, experiencing the early stages of psychotic illness to receive comprehensive services. Individualized services for up to two years can include:

  • Therapy
  • Social skills training
  • Family education
  • Medication management
  • Locating a job
  • Returning to school
  • Substance abuse treatment

The program is located at the University of Maryland Midtown Campus -- Carruthers Clinic. Referrals can be made directly to the RAISE team leader by calling 410-462-5799. RAISE is a part of The Maryland Early Intervention Program (MEIP).

Locations and Contacts

Fayette Clinic

Adult Services
701 W. Pratt Street
3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Carruthers Clinic

Adult and Child Services
827 Linden Ave.
2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201