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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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