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Behavioral Health

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

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 substance use issues.  Our Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Programs are fully accredited by The Joint Commission. 

Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health incorporates both mental health and substance abuse services. Many of our services are held within multiple sites across the county. While many of our services are held on site, we also offer community based services, many of which are listed below. If you aren't sure which direction to head or which program you need, call us and we will help you. If you are a provider looking to refer someone and you need further guidance on the referral process, here's a
UNIVERSAL REFERRAL that can help get things started.

 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

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
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • 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

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

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

 

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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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