108 E. Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 749-1244

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Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority
Somerset Core Service Agency
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 410-543-6981 Fax: 410-219-2876

24/7 Life Crisis hotline: 410-749-HELP (4357) or 1-800-422-0009
PRMC 24 hour hotline: 410-543-7160 

Additional Crisis/Emergency Numbers


Welcome to the Wicomico Behavioral Health Authority / Somerset Core Service Agency.  The WBHA/SCSA is the public mental health authority for Wicomico and Somerset Counties in Maryland.  We want to provide easy access to information about the WBHA/SCSA, the Maryland Public Mental Health System (PMHS) and mental health topics, in general.

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
Wicomico Somerset CISM Team 410-543-6981; after hours emergency 443-614-8682

CISM offers victims, survivors, witnesses, first responders and care givers disaster response by offering:

Prevention: pre-incident education and preparation
Intervention: reduce impact through symptom stabilization & reduction
Recovery: restore to functional capacity and identify those individuals who need further assessment/care

Disaster Distress Helpline Brochure (1-800-985-5990




Mental Health Stabilization Services

Preventing out of home placement by providing short-term stabilization services and recommending community services.

Contact your local Department of Social Services to be referred. 

MHSS Referral Form

MHSS Release Form