The resource links contained in this page offer a wealth of information related to your health. Health Information Sheets offer easy to read information on a variety of health subjects, searchable and arranged in alphabetical order. The Financial Assistance section provides links to financial aid. Start with the SAIL site for an overview of assistance available and an easy to use questionaire that will help match you to available programs. The Mental Health and Addictions resource links will take you to helpful and informative links related to behavioral health and addictions.
Mental Health & Addictions Resources
|Maryland Primary Adult Care Program (PAC)
MPAP is a state funded program covering people whose income is above that of the Medicaid Program but under the standards of MPAP.
Equitable Insurance Coverage for Mental Health and Drug Treatment
Mental Hygiene Administration
Provides general information regarding the public mental health systems of Maryland.
Maryland Department of Disabilities
Provides information regarding services for Maryland residents with disabilities as well as fact sheets regarding various services and programs available.
National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI)
Provides information, advocacy, support, and referral for persons with mental illness and their family members.
Go to “State and Local NAMI” to find the chapter closest to you.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment and mental health services.
SAMHSA's National Helpline: 1-800-662-4357. SAMHSA's National Helpline is a confidential, free, 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues.
Survivors of Suicide
Provides information to individuals coping with the loss of a loved one through suicide as well as access to local SOS chapters.
World Health Organization
Provides information on the Lower Shore Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning Coalition.
Click here for the LGBTQ informational flyer.
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Financial Aid and Insurance Information
Maryland Service Access and Information Link (SAIL)
SAIL helps match you to available programs and apply for those programs. A series of questions will help you decide which social services benefits you and members of your family may want to apply.
Maryland Health Connection
State of Maryland health insurance exchange.
Healthcare.gov healps you find insurance options, get help using insurance, get updated on health care laws, access information on the quality of care you are receiving and learn about new preventative and wellness initiatives.
Medicaid.gov helps you learn about each state's Medicaid and children's health insurance programs.
Worcester County Network of Care - Health Communities
Network of Care is an interactive website where you can easily access a wide variety of information on resources, services and programs.
Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program (MCHIP)
The Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program (MCHIP) gives full health benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age who meet the income guidelines.
Maryland Children's Health Program Premium (MCHP Premium)
Maryland Children's Health Insurance Premium Program gives full health benefits for income eligible children up to age 19 who do not qualify for the free MCHP program. By paying one low monthly premium per family, children et health care through HealthChoice.
Medical Assistance for Families Program
The Medical Assistance for Families Program provides full health benefits to parents and other family members caring for children. Eligibility depends on family size and income.
Maryland Family Planning Program
Provides services to eligible women under 51 years old. The Family Planning Program offers a limited benefit package.
Children's Medical Services
Children's Medical Services is a program that can help low-income, uninsured or underinsured Maryland residents ages 0-21 to get specialty care for chronic illness or disability by providing payment for the needed services.
Maryland Health Insurance Plan
MHIP was created for Maryland residents who are unable to obtain health insurance due to pre-existing medical conditions or private coverage is available, but benefits are excluded because of the health condition.
Maryland Health Insurance Plan Federal
MHIP Federal was created for Maryland residents who are unable to obtain health insurance due to pre-existing medicacl conditoins
Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program
EID extends Medical Assistance health benefits to working Marylanders with disabilities. This program lets you return to worka nd keep your health benefits by paying a small fee.
Maryland Waiver Programs
Waiver programs through Mediciaid is responsible for the implementation and ongoing administration of home and community-based services waivers and targeted case management programs for special population groups such as the elderly, the mentally ill and the physically and mentally disabled.
Maryland Insurance Administration
Can help you learn what types of insurance coverages are avilable at what cost and assist you if you have a complaint about how your insurance company response when you file a claim.
Worcester County Health Department ACCU/Ombudsman Program: 410-629-0164
Provides outreach, education and care coordination activities to the Medical Assistance population as well as the uninsured and underinsured populations. The program insures that clients remain in care and that all populations have access to needed health care services, local resources and programs.
Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 16:34