Deaf Addiction Services at MarylandHands

We are located at:
   1001 West Pratt Street
   Baltimore,  MD  21223
Contact us at:    
   (Voice)   (443) 462-3416
   (VP)       (443) 965-9172
   (TTY)      (443) 462-3089
   (Fax)      (443) 462-3086


Deaf Addiction Services At Maryland (DASAM), is a State-wide substance abuse program for individuals who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing. The program is based at the University of Maryland at Baltimore.

  • DASAM is a State accredited substance abuse service provider, since December 2000.
  • All staff members are fluent in American Sign Language. Additionally, staff interpreters are on the premises at all times.
  • Dual Diagnosis Services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals in the State of Maryland
  • Internships are available for students interested in learning about substance abuse and how it impacts the Deaf community.

The Change Project provides individual and group counseling for ABUSERS/OFFENDERS of domestic violence.  DASAM's Change Project also aims to provide services statewide.

  • Since 2009, DASAM has been a Family Violence Council (FVC) certified Abuser Intervention Program (AIP).
  • The Change Project's primary mission is to treat ABUSERS
  • We provide LIMITED support for VICTIMS.