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Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

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Program Structure

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

Our Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs are fully accredited by The Joint Commission.alt 

 

 

 

Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health incorporates both mental health and substance abuse services.  Many of our services are held within our multiple sites across the county and including one site in Wicomico County (Center for Clean Start - C4CS).  While many of our services are held on site, we also offer community based services which include but are not limited to the following:

      COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services include referral, treatment, consultation, and education for Worcester County residents.

Additional Mental Health Services Include:

  • Counseling for individuals, families, couples and group counseling for adults and children; medication evaluation and management.
  • Services for school children, parenting groups, and summer programs for children.  Trauma-trained therapist available for children and adolescents.
  • Specialty services and anger management for specific populations such as homeless services for the chronically mentally ill, re-entry program for incarcerated mentally ill, counseling for adult sex offenders.
  • In-home services for the chronically mentally ill and families with children returned from long-term residential treatment or those at risk of being placed in such treatment services.
  • Crisis Response Team designed to provide 24 hour response for individuals with psychiatric or substance abuse disorder who are in crisis.
  • Survivors of Suicide Group can contact 410-629-0164 for more information.

Families are the most important part of a child's life, therefore parents are asked to be the leaders of their child's services.

 

Locations and Telephones:

Snow Hill Health Center
6040 Public Landing Road
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Phone : 410-632-1100

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. & Saturday by appointment

 

Berlin Health Center
9730 Healthway Drive
Berlin, Maryland 21811
Phone 410-629-0164

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. & Saturday by appointment

 

Pocomoke Health Center 
400-A Walnut Street
Pocomoke, Maryland 21851
Phone: 410-957-2005

Hours:  Monday  Wednesday 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Thursday -- 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Closed Friday

 

Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance Abuse Treatment and referral services for adults and adolescents are available.  Services include assessment, intake processing of client background, history of substance use, medical and mental health issues, family issues, legal involvement, and other relevant information.
 
 Other services include:
  • Individual therapy and on-on-one counseling with a certified counselor to identify client's specific treatment needs and to work on their treatment goals
  • Group therapy
  • Participation in DWI education
  • Outpatient of Intensive outpatient groups to work on substance abuse issues in a collaborative setting
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Referral Services - contact with detoxification and inpatient treatment facilities, medical resources, shelters, Motor Vehicle Administration, Social Security Administration, and other local agencies to secure support for each client's recovery

 

Locations and Telephones:

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

Hours:   Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; except Wednesdays -- 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Pocomoke Health Center 
400-A Walnut Street
Pocomoke, Maryland 21851
Phone: 410-957-2005

Hours:  Monday  Wednesday 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Thursday -- 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Closed Friday

 

W.A.C.S. Health Center
Worcester Addictions Cooperative Service Center
11827 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, Maryland 21842-9529
Phone 410-213-0202

Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday -- 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


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

 

 

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