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Stone Bridge Residential

Entrance to Stone Bridge HomeStone Bridge is a semi-secure psychiatric respite facility that provides a caring and nurturing residential environment supporting the physical and emotional needs of children and adolescents. Licensed by Maryland's Department of Health and Human Services, this short-term residential program provides treatment for boys ages 6-12 and girls ages 6-17 who are in need of a safe and stable place to stay.

The Stone Bridge structured therapeutic program includes psychiatric assessment, medication management, education, life skills training, individual and group therapy and family interventions. Family involvement is encouraged in all phases of care, from admission through discharge. When appropriate, provisions are made for visitation both on campus and at home. Stone Bridge supports residents in transitioning to their next placement with social and educational outings, physical activities, and family involvement. Residents' length of stay at Stone Bridge may range from a few weeks to a number of months, depending on the needs of the individual, the family and the requirements of the referring agency.

Our Location

Stone Bridge is located on Brook Lane’s spacious 115-acre main campus, which provides an arts and crafts room, dining hall, gym, basketball and tennis courts and soccer and softball fields. Stone Bridge is one of several mental and behavioral health programs offered at Brook Lane, including inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs, special education and addictions services. Take a tour.

Spiritual Care

Residents have the opportunity to participate in a number of spiritual care activities including chapel, off-campus church services, Bible studies, and a faith issues group. While Brook Lane's chaplain is available upon request, each resident's own minister is welcome to visit.


Each resident receives education services according to their individual education plan (IEP) or individual treatment plan (ITP). Stone Bridge Academy, a Type III non-public school, is part of the Stone Bridge program. Residents may be able to attend Brook Lane’s Laurel Hall School (a Type I non-public special education school located in the building adjacent to Stone Bridge). Some residents are able to be enrolled in Washington County Public Schools.

Referral Information

Most residents come to Stone Bridge from inpatient or partial hospitalization programs or from other short-term facilities. For additional information, contact the Stone Bridge Admissions Coordinator at 301-733-0331 x1112 or 800-342-2992.