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Train youth and adults on integrating the 40 developmental assets identified by the Search Institute for positive youth development. For the full list of developmental assets, click here.

Worcester County High School SADD members participated in a low ropes course at Peer Leadership on Sept. 16, 2010 in Lewes, Del. Activity conducted by Prevention Program of the Worcester County Health Department in collaboration with the Worcester County Board of Education.

Stephen Decatur High School, Pocomoke High School and Snow Hill High School students attended Peer Leadership program on Sept. 16-17 at Camp Arrowhead in Lewes, Del.


This service is provided by the Prevention Program.



Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 October 2010 13:37
 

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Baltimore, MD (December 12, 2014) –The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) today released a report showing that unexpected deaths of children in Maryland decreased from 302 in 2007 to 171 in 2013, a decline of 43%.  Had the numbers of unexpected deaths remained at the 2007 level, more than 600 additional children would have died during this period.

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ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 10, 2014) -- The UnitedHealth Foundation today released “America’s Health Rankings 2014,” which found that Maryland had the greatest improvement of any state this year.  Maryland improved eight spots from 24th last year to 16th in 2014.  Key areas of improvement cited in the report include increased immunization rates and reductions in rates of preventable hospitalizations, smoking, and binge drinking.
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Baltimore, MD (December 10, 2014) – Families of individuals with serious mental illness joined state health leaders to recommend today that the state implement three proposals to improve treatment for the severely mentally ill in Maryland.
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We offer FREE Smoking Cessation Classes

Did you know that the Health Department offers free group and individual smoking cessation counseling offered at sites throughout the county? Monetary vouchers are available for those wishing to add pharmacological therapy (Nicotine patch, gum, lozenge, and CHANTIX) to their behavior change efforts.


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