Contact:
 Addictions Program

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

 

 Hours: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Monday-Thursday

 

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Friday


altSubstance 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.


Individual therapy and one-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 either DWI Education, Outpatient or Intensive Outpatient group(s) to work on substance abuse issues in a collaborative setting. 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 clients recovery.

These services are provided by the Addictions Program.

Hours and Locations
Snow Hill Health Center
6040 Public Landing Rd
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone: 410-632-1100
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday; except Wednesdays are 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Pocomoke Health Center
400-A Walnut Street
Pocomoke, MD
Phone: 410-957-2005
Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

WACS Center
11827 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, MD
Phone: 410-213-0202
Hours: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday
Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
 

Substance Abuse Help

 

Zika Information

 

Rabies Information


     

WCHD News

Join Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan and Worcester County Health Department's Kathy Wool for a virtual tour of the famous Ocean City, Maryland Boardwalk. The Boardwalk is an iconic example of how walkable Worcester can be. 

 

New education and training campaign focused on substance use disorders

(Snow Hill, MD)- The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) is proud to announce the launch of a new Addiction in the Workplace awareness campaign. Through Addiction in the Workplace, WCHD will provide educational material such as rack cards and posters, access to a Substance Use Resource Liaison, as well as training opportunities for Naloxone/Narcan, responsible beverage service training, and Mental Health First Aid. Educational material is free-of-cost and readily available, and most trainings are free.

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Walk and Talk events aim to get residents moving: Worcester County Health Department to host community conversation walks.

(Snow Hill, MD)- Are you interested in walking and exploring local, walkable places? The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) is hosting a series of community Walk and Talk events starting this July. All events are free and open to the public.

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Baltimore, MD (April 17, 2018) – The Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Poison Center have reported the fourth hospitalization in Maryland from individuals experiencing risk of severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids, which are often called Spice, K2, Bliss, Scooby Snax, or fake weed. 

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