Addictions Program Overview

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Substance abuse treatment and referral services for adults and adolescents are available.  Worcester County Health Department serves primarily Worcester County residents experiencing some level of a substance abuse problem with alcohol and/or drugs. The program offers a number of different levels of treatment, at several sites. Patient placement is based on assessed individual assessed needs of each patient. In general, the program offers behavioral health assessments, DWI education program, individual and group counseling for substance abuse, gambling and/or dual diagnosis concerns.

The Behavioral Health Program also offers case management referral services, family consultation, crisis intervention, urinalysis, adolescent services, and other specialized services. Anyone who feels he or she has a problem with alcohol and/or drugs is eligible for the program and fees are calculated on a sliding scale.  Inability to pay should not be a reason for not contacting one of our offices for help.  The assessment contact number is 410-632-1100. Most insurance plans are accepted.  Inability to pay should not be a reason for not contacting one of our offices for help.

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Our Addictions Program is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. 





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Locations:

Center 4 Clean Start
926 Snow Hill Road,Cottage 200
Salisbury, MD  21801
Phone: 410-742-3460
8:30a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Pocomoke Health Center
400-A Walnut Street
Pocomoke, Maryland 21851
Phone: 410-957-2005
Open Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

W.A.C.S. Health Center
Worcester Addictions Cooperative Service Center.
11827 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, Maryland 21842-9529
Phone 410-213-0202
Open Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Friday- 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Snow Hill 
6040 Public Landing Road
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Phone : 410-632-1100
Open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., except Wednesdays -- 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.


 

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WCHD News

Fall into fitness this October and participate in the 6th Annual Making Strides for Awareness Fun Walk to be held at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3 at Byrd Park in Snow Hill, Market Street. This is a free event co-sponsored by the Worcester County Health Department and the Town of Snow Hill. The first 50 registrants will receive a HOPE stadium cup. Registration begins at 5pm. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a ½ mile, 1-mile, or 2-mile walk.

Click the image below to register for this free event. 

Public Health Officials Offer Food Safety Tips in Preparation of Potential Power Outages and Flooding Due to Hurricane Florence

(Salisbury, MD) - As Hurricane Florence begins to make way across the Eastern seaboard, health officials of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties recommend the following food safety tips for residents to help them prepare now, should local power outages or flooding occur.

• Never use a generator, grill, camp stove or other gasoline, propane, natural gas or charcoal-burning devices inside a home, garage, basement, crawlspace or any partially enclosed area. For more information on generator safety, visit here.

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Celebrate life and help raise awareness about suicide prevention on the Boardwalk this September with the Out of the Darkness Community Walk. On Saturday, September 22, hundreds of walkers from Maryland and across the country will gather in Ocean City to memorialize the victims of suicide, offer support to friends and family, and to raise funds for suicide awareness and mental health first aid through the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This year, the Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) will also host the second annual “Celebration of Life” event the night before the walk, to memorialize friends and family lost to suicide.                                                                                                                                                      

Walk Date: 09/22/2018
Walk Location: Caroline Street and Ocean City Boardwalk - Ocean City, MD
Check-in/Registration Time: 9:00 am
Walk Begins: 10:30 am
Walk Ends: 12:00 pm

Click the image below to learn more or call 410-632-3366

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Residents who may have had contact should call the health department immediately


Snow Hill, Md. – The Worcester County Health Department confirms that a kitten has tested positive for rabies on August 29, 2018 on Snow Hill Rd (Rt. 12) north of Girdletree. The kitten was a female gray, black and tan striped tabby that was roughly eight-weeks-old. Residents of the property near where the kitten was found did not own the animal and the owners are unknown at this time.

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Ocean City, MD- Take a deep breath, Worcester County; this month Maryland celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Clean Indoor Air Act. Maryland’s Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking in all indoor workplaces, including restaurants, bars, and clubs, to preserve and improve the health, comfort, and environment of residents by eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke.

For more information on the Clean Indoor Air Act, click here

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