Mental Health Program Overview

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 Program Structure

The Worcester County Health Department is committed to recovery and improving the mental health of the community.  The Mental Health Program provides a wide variety of services, specializing in mental health and addiction issues.


Our Mental Health Program is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.alt 

 



Suicide Prevention Program:

*Are you or someone you know having suicidal thoughts? Find out more by clicking here.

*Survivors of Suicide Support Group:
The group meets the third Wednesday of every month at the Berlin health center from 6-7:30 pm. Contact 410-726-3090 for more information. 


 Adult Services

  • Adult Outpatient Counseling
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP)

Child and Adolescent Services

Families are the most important part of a child's life, therefore parents are asked to be the leaders of their child's services.
  • Early Intervention
  • School-based Wellness Program
  • Alternative Directions
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP)
  • Child Centered Trauma Focused Behavioral Therapy

 FAQ’S


For a list of local physicians who accept medical assistance, please click here. The list is updated quarterly. 


Locations

Snow Hill Main Office
6040 Public Landing Road
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Directions
Phone : 410-632-1100

Berlin Health Center
9730 Healthway Drive
Berlin, Maryland 21811
Directions

Phone: 410-629-0164

Pocomoke Health Center
400-A Walnut Street
Pocomoke, MD
Directions
Phone: 410-957-2005

 

 
 

Substance Abuse Help

 

Zika Information

 

Rabies Information


     

WCHD News

The Out of the Darkness Suicide Awareness Walk. Movement of a quarter of a million people joined by local participants in Ocean City, MD.

Ocean City, MD − Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, yet suicide can be prevented. Volunteers from Worcester County are joining the quarter of a million people who are walking in towns across the United States to draw attention to the fight for suicide prevention. The 8th annual Out of the Darkness Walk, hosted by the Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019. As in years past, walkers will gather at Caroline Street and the Boardwalk, with registration beginning at 9am. After opening remarks, the procession will walk to the Inlet, turn and walk to 5th Street, then back to Caroline Street.

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Worcester Health partners with Ocean City Fire Department on “Safe Station” project
Station offers 24/7 access to recovery services

Ocean City, MD- Where would you go if you needed help with addiction right now? The Worcester County Health Department, in partnership with the Town of Ocean City Fire Department, has launched a “Safe Station” in Ocean City at the 15th Street Fire Station for those seeking immediate help getting into recovery. The station is open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week for any individuals seeking treatment services.

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In the event of a storm or power outage, it is important to know safety information about food storage and operating generators. Follow the links below for tips about food and generator safety.

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(July 31, 2019 Snow Hill, MD) – The Worcester County Health Department received notification from the State of Maryland that a mosquito pool in the Whaleyville area of Worcester County recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). This is the first positive test for EEE in Worcester in 2019.

Arboviruses, such as the EEE virus, are most common during the summer and fall months. The viruses are transmitted by infected mosquitoes and spread to humans, birds, horses and other animals. Since mosquitoes can breed in as little as a quarter inch of water, eliminating standing water is critical for the control of mosquito populations. Many factors impact when and where outbreaks occur, such as weather, numbers of mosquitoes that spread the virus, and human behavior.

The Worcester and Wicomico County Health Department provides the following tips to help prevent contact with mosquitoes and reduce risk of infection with EEE or other mosquito borne illnesses:

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(Snow Hill, MD)- Worcester County Emergency Service officials urge residents to exercise extreme caution and check on elderly and infirm neighbors during the heatwave forecasted to last through Sunday. Heat indexes for the shore are expected to rise above 100 degrees this week and exposure to extreme heat can be dangerous for humans and animals, even deadly.

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