Director: Michelle Tuten, LCSW-C
Cornerstone is a drug and alcohol treatment center located on The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center campus. The program provides non-pharmacological, evidence-based, outpatient treatment for individuals with substance use disorders.
The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue, Mason F. Lord Building, East Tower
Room E 353 (3rd Floor)
Baltimore, MD 21224
DIRECTIONS to The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR?
- Individuals in need of outpatient drug and/or alcohol treatment
- Adults, at least 18 years old.
- We accept individuals with health insurance, including those with Primary Adult Care (PAC) and Medicaid
- To develop and implement effective interventions to activate and preserve drug abstinence for our patients
- To improve the lives of individuals with substance use disorders by improving functioning in multiple life areas affected by drug and alcohol use
- To serve as a model of effective drug and alcohol treatment
- To monitor program outcomes and conduct research to further build the evidence-base of effective drug and alcohol interventions
- To disseminate findings from empirical studies and knowledge from clinical practice nationally and internationally
Cornerstone offers two levels of treatment, flexible scheduling, and services tailored to the unique needs of each individual in a reinforcing and respectful environment. Services include:
- Cognitive-behavioral group therapy aimed at skill building skills and behaviors consistent with a drug-free lifestyle
- Extensive use of community services/programs (case management)
- Intensive employment assistance - developing a resume, building interviewing skills, indentifying potential employment, performing on the job
- Weekly recreational activities - exposure to new types of leisure activities at Cornerstone and in the community
- Transportation assistance
- Lunch on campus
Most patients begin the program at an intensive level of outpatient care involving a minimum of nine hours of therapy a week, usually for about a month. As they progress, patients are transferred to a less-intensive level of outpatient care for about six months, depending on the patient's progress.
Program Director - Michelle Tuten, LCSW-C - Assistant Professor
- Hendree Jones, Ph.D. - Associate Professor
- Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D. - Professor
All referred individuals have an intake interview to assess the level of care needed (intensive outpatient or outpatient). Please call for admission or referrals between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For admissions, referrals, or more information call 410-550-7680
PAYMENT FOR SERVICES
Uninsured patients accepted on a sliding-scale fee schedule. Some insurance carriers are accepted.