Help for Substance Abuse is Available

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If you or someone you know struggles with substance abuse, either drugs or alcohol, help is available. For information on addictions, call 410.213.0202 for a confidential conversation with an experienced, certified addictions counselor. Learn more about treatment options for yourself or find advice on how to start the conversation about getting help with a loved one. 

The journey to recovery can start today. 

You Can Recover

 
 

Whether this is your first attempt at treatment or your 10th, Worcester County Health Department can provide help in your recovery. It is never too late to overcome dependency on drugs or alcohol. Call today for a complete Behavioral Assessment or to learn more about treatment options. Treatment is avialble even for those without insurance or who are financially in need. 

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I Need Help for Someone I Know

 
When speaking to a loved one who may have a substance abuse problem, it is important to Be Aware, Be Open, and Be Prepared. Information about the signs and symptoms of drug abuse can be found here. Information on specific alcohol and drug treatment programs available through the Worcester County Health Department can be found here or by clicking the picture below. 



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To Learn More About Substance Abuse and Treatment in Worcester County
Call: 410.213.0202
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WCHD News

Effective January 2, 2019, the WCHD Vital Records Department will be open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

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Local Health Improvement Coalitions (LHICs) equip local jurisdictions to determine their public health priorities and address specific public health concerns. The Worcester County Local Health Improvement Coalition seeks a broad membership from the community to assist the local health department and its partners in determining local health priorities and the Community Health Improvement Plan. 

Click the image below for a full schedule of upcoming LHIC meetings:

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Salisbury, MD- What do you picture when you think of “heart health?” We asked women across the Lower Eastern Shore to tell their stories about how heart health has affected their families and themselves, as well as the importance of a healthy lifestyle. We are sharing those accounts across social media and screening the videos at the 2019 Go Red event in February.

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Homeless Outreach Team provides resources and services to area homeless

Ocean City, MD- Launched earlier this year, the Worcester County Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) provides support services to homeless individuals within the county. Stemming from Worcester County’s Homeless Committee, through the Local Management Board, the HOT team is a partnership between the Worcester County Health Department, Local Behavioral Health Authority, Department of Social Services, Ocean City Police Department, Diakonia, Ocean City Crisis Coalition, and Atlantic General Hospital. Launched earlier this year, the Worcester County Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) provides support services to homeless individuals within the county. Stemming from Worcester County’s Homeless Committee, through the Local Management Board, the HOT team is a partnership between the Worcester County Health Department, Local Behavioral Health Authority, Department of Social Services, Ocean City Police Department, Diakonia, Ocean City Crisis Coalition, and Atlantic General Hospital.

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Join us for our monthly support group meetings: guest speakers, share new ideas, talk to others about managing diabetes.#DiabetesSupport

See the flyer below for more information.

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 Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program