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

Men's Health Month

The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. The response has been overwhelming with thousands of awareness activities in the USA and around the globe.

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Summer Wellness Camp

The Worcester County Health Department will host a free, week-long health and wellness camp for youth age 12-17 this summer. From June 17-21, campers will learn about the importance of health, fitness, setting personal goals and much more. The summer camp is part of Worcester Health’s Promoting Health Among Teens program and will feature guest speakers, snacks and lunch, learning activities and field trips to locations around Worcester including the Jolly Roger amusement park in Ocean City.

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Legionella Facts

Legionella is a bacteria that can cause a type of pneumonia called Legionnaires' disease. The disease is caused by inhaling mist from water containing the bacteria. The bacteria are present in many different manmade and natural water systems. Each year, 8,000 - 18,000 people in the United States are hospitalized with Legionnaires' disease. The disease is usually treated successfully with antibiotics, but can sometimes be fatal. The disease is not spread from person to person. Certain groups of people are more likely to become seriously ill when infected with Legionella:

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Move Your Way

Worcester is made for being active. Whether you walk, run, bike, swim, dance, explore local parks or move your own way, all physical activity offers benefits. Visit JustWalkWorcester.org to learn about ways to be active, amazing trails and the free Just Walk program.

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