The Youth Outreach Program at Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. provides substance use education, intervention, peer support and resources for care. This program serves youth in the five mid-shore counties (Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot). Youth who qualify for the program show signs of substance use disorder, live in a high-risk home, are at risk for substance use disorder, or are resistant to traditional services. The program’s success is based on a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist building relationships with youth, assessing the needs of the individual, and creating a coordinated plan for assistance. Additionally, the program connects youth and families to services and resources available within their community.