Addiction & Overdose

Billina Shaw


Billina is the Medical Director of Mental Health Services within the Behavioral Health Division for the Prince George’s County Health Department, where she has both clinical and administrative responsibilities. Clinically, she provides mental health treatment for dual diagnosis adults, and consultation and trainings for clinicians. Billina is on the Prince George’s County Drug Overdose Fatality Review team and provides consultation to the Program Chief on the overdose initiatives.

The Prince George’s County Health Department has been in existence since 1927. The 580-strong department serves a diverse population of 909,535 residents in Maryland’s second largest and most racially and culturally diverse jurisdiction. The county is comprised largely of urban and suburban communities, anchored by long-standing rural communities. The Department is organized around six major program areas, the Behavioral Health Division is the lead division in the focus area of addiction and overdose and provides jail-based substance abuse treatment, court services assessments, case management, and community substance abuse screenings.

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