Getting the Help I Need

 



Worcester County Health Department has a number of evaluation and referral services available to residents. Common services are available in the following areas: substance abuse, women's health, homelessness, transportation assistance, and other health care resources such as primary adult care. For more information click on the appropriate program listed below.

 

 











Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) PDF Print E-mail
altThe Worcester County Crisis Intervention Team (C.I.T.) provides a comprehensive training designed to develop the knowledge and skills needed to guide first responders when interacting with individuals in behavioral health crises. The program’s goal is to serve as an expansion of the crisis response system in order to provide collaborative and effective intervention and appropriate service coordination to those in behavioral health crises. 
 
The mission of C.I.T. is to enjoin community leaders, advance public safety and enhance community services to persons with behavioral health issues. The Worcester County C.I.T. is a collaborative program built on strong community partnerships between criminal justice professionals, behavioral health professionals, advocacy groups and community members.
 
Objectives of C.I.T.: 
  • Coordinate training programs that will enhance officer interactions, skills and safety when responding to behavioral health crises
  • Increase officer awareness of individuals at risk of, or experiencing, behavioral health crises
  • Improve effectiveness of officer response to behavioral health  crises
  • Reduce injuries to officers, persons in crises and their family members
  • Provide appropriate service coordination and resource linkage to persons with behavioral health issues
  • Provide community outreach and education on the Worcester County C.I.T. program 
     
 For more information please contact Stephanie Yanez at 410-632-1100 ext. 1146 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
 
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:34
 
Homeless ID Project PDF Print E-mail
     Contact:
Core Service Agency 

 
 Phone: 410-632-1100
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


altThe Worcester County Health Department's Core Service Agency provides financial assistance for certain people to obtain birth certificates and state identification.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 July 2016 08:56
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Social Security Disability - SOAR PDF Print E-mail
 
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 SSI/SSDI Outreach Access and Recovery (SOAR) is a process where eligible individuals can have their disability case expedited. 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:40
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Behavioral Health Intakes PDF Print E-mail
 This service provides a one-stop shop for clients to be evaluated for both mental health and addictions services. This service is available at our Snow Hill office for both child and adult clients. 
   Contact:
 Behavioral Health Intake

Snow Hill Health Center
 
410-632-1100
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 14:16
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Children's Medical Services PDF Print E-mail

 
 Contact:
 Case Management
 
 Phone: 410-632-9230
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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 The program’s goal is to assist families in obtaining special  medical care for children with chronic illness or disabling  conditions as a payer of last resort. This program generally  assists families who do not have medical insurance, or  families who have medical insurance
that is NOT able to cover  the child’s medical needs/treatment. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 09:27
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Case Management Services PDF Print E-mail
     Contact:
 Case Management
Snow Hill Health Center
Berlin Health Center

 
 Phone: 410-629-0164
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

altCase Management services include mental health case management, transportation, mentoring services, services for those with developmental disabilities and services for at risk youth. The services link children and adults diagnosed with mental illness and at risk of needing a higher level of care with support services in the community.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 July 2016 09:13
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Substance Abuse PDF Print E-mail
     Contact:
 Addictions Program

WACS Center 
Snow Hill Health Center
Pocomoke Health Center
Berlin Health Center

 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Substance abuse treatment and referral services  for adults 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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 October 2012 08:00
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Mental Health Services PDF Print E-mail

 

     Contact:
  Mental Health Program

 
 Phone: 410-632-1100
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


altThe 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.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 October 2013 10:33
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Women's Health PDF Print E-mail
     Contact:
 Berlin Health Center
 Pocomoke Health Center

 
 Phone: 410-629-0164
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

altWomen's Health Program consists of several services such as early care home visiting service, pregnancy prevention and support and parenting support for adolescents.   Reproductive Health patients are eligible to receive education on all contraceptive methods, a physical examination, and the birth control method. Other services include screening, education, treatment, and/or referral for HIV, and STD evaluation for male and female patients. Pregnancy testing is also available.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2015 09:28
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Homeless Addicts PDF Print E-mail
     Contact:
 Addictions Program
 WACS Center 
 
 Phone: 410-213-0202
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
altHomeless Addicts Never Denied Services (HANDS), provides intensive alcohol and drug treatment services to homeless addicts in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties.  Substance abuse treatment and extensive case management care are offered to assist persons in gaining long-term recovery
Last Updated on Thursday, 03 January 2013 13:45
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Transportation Assistance PDF Print E-mail
     Contact:
 Case Management Program
 Snow Hill Health Center 
 
 Phone: 410-632-0092
 
 Cost: Free for eligible consumers.
altMedical Assistance Transportation (MA Transportation) transports Medicaid recipients to medically necessary appointments or Non Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT).

 

Last Updated on Monday, 11 June 2012 12:18
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Additional Health Care Resources PDF Print E-mail

 

     Contact:
 Berlin Health Center
 
 Phone: 410-629-0164
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Basic health care for adults is available through the Primary Adult Care Program (PAC). On July 1, 2006, the Primary Adult Care Program was launched to provide basic health care services to people who make limited amounts of money each year. Other services included in the section include Administrative Care Coordination, Care Coordination and Ombudsman Program.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 09:32
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Medicaid selects MCO participants for first phase of type 2 diabetes project. Maryland was 1 of 2 states awarded funding for 2-year prevention effort.
 
Baltimore, MD (August 30, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has selected the managed care organizations (MCOs) that will participate in a demonstration project to show ways to offer the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) to Medicaid recipients. Earlier this summer, Maryland was one of two states awarded funding for the program.
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First Maryland case of West Nile Virus in 2016 is confirmed. Residents urged to take basic steps to reduce risk from mosquito-borne disease.
 
Baltimore, MD (August 22, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is announcing the first confirmed case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Maryland this year. The patient, an adult who lives in Western Maryland, survived the infection.
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DHMH recognizes World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis C (HCV) medications now available for specific clients.
 
BALTIMORE, MD (July 28, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA), and the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (IDPHSB) join the nation in the observance of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, 2016.  At this time, DHMH is proud to formally announce the expansion of the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program (MADAP) formulary to include medications for hepatitis C. This action allows MADAP clients access to treatments known to cure hepatitis C in as little as 12-24 weeks. Hepatitis C medications added to the formulary in April 2016 include: 
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