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“The Anonymous People” movie showing – Sept. 28

Carroll County Health Department will provide a free showing of “The Anonymous People”, a documentary about about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28 at the Carroll Arts Center. CLICK HERE for the event flyer. For more information, call the Carroll Arts Center at 410-848-7272 or the Carro… read more

End-of-Summer Block Party – Sept. 10

End-of-Summer Block Party - Sept. 10

Carroll County High School and Community College Students are invited to celebrate the new school year and Party with a Purpose from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 10.  Free entertainment and games, food, a raffle, and music will be provided. The party will take place outside by the Carroll Community College Amphitheater grounds. Sponsored by the Carroll County Coalition Against… read more

Drug Enforcement Roundtable – Sept. 9

Drug Enforcement Roundtable - Sept. 9

Join Carroll County Commissioner Stephen A. Wantz for a Drug Enforcement Roundtable from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9 at the Carroll County Library Headquarters in New Windsor.  Presentations will be given highlighting efforts to address the threat of drug and addiction in our communities. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by September 1 to attend. To RSVP or for mor… read more

Connections Conference – Sept. 26

Connections Conference - Sept. 26

The Connections Conference is for families caring for a child or adolescent with behavioral health needs. It will be held on Saturday, September 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the BWI Hilton 1739 West Nursery Road, in Linthicum Heights. For more information, contact the Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health: 410.730.8267 | 1.888.607.3637 |… read more

Operation Save-A-Life

Operation Save-A-Life

Operation Save a Life, provided by the Bureau of Prevention, Wellness, and Recovery at the Carroll County Health Department, trains first responders or anyone with a friend, family member, or loved one  at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication.  Participants learn to 1) call 9-1-1 and 2) administer the life-saving drug Naloxone to prevent an opioid overdose death. read more

Keeping in Touch – May 2015

Keeping in Touch - May 2015

Keeping in Touch is the newsletter of the Carroll County Behavioral Health Advisory Council (BHAC).  It is sent electronically to BHAC members and posted on this site.  The newsletter keeps members informed about local events and local, regional, and national developments related to behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse). CLICK HERE for latest edition and archive of… read more

CCHD Prevention Office newsletter

CCHD Prevention Office newsletter

The most recent edition of Prevention News, the newsletter of the Carroll County Health Department’s Prevention Office, is available here.  The Prevention Office of the Bureau of Prevention, Wellness, and Recovery  focuses on Substance Abuse Prevention.  For more information, contact a staff member: Linda Auerback – Substance Abuse Prevention Supervisor  (410) 876‐4803… read more

Mental Health First Aid Training – 2015

Mental Health First Aid Training -  2015

Learn to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  For more information, contact Theresa Moyer at 410-876-4800 or theresa.moyer@maryland.gov. read more

Risky Business Conference presentations

Risky Business Conference presentations

The Risky Business Prevention Conference is held each year to increase awareness of risks that are a concern for youth in Carroll County.  CLICK HERE to view the Powerpoint presentations from this year’s… read more

Carroll Hospital events

Carroll Hospital events

Search the Carroll Hospital Event Calendar for educational offerings, trainings, health assessments, quit-smoking classes, and other offerings to support you in your quest for a healthy… read more

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