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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 – Jan. 2015

Keeping in Touch - Jan. 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

Award Nominations OPEN NOW

Award Nominations OPEN NOW

The Partnership seeks to honor and recognize those who make our community a healthier place to live. CLICK HERE to nominate a deserving candidate for our program of awards.  Awards will be presented at our annual community forum on May 20.   Nominations must be received by March 20 to be considered for this year’s awards. For more information. contact Karen Davis at… 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

Health Insurance Coverage

Health Insurance Coverage

The Partnership is leading local efforts to help residents identify affordable health insuranc… 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. This year’s Conference, held on June 24, focused on risks for youth suicide.   CLICK HERE to view the Powerpoint… read more

Local Links to Health

Local Links to Health

CLICK HERE for web links to information about free and low-cost activities, classes, and other LOCAL resources for a healthy… read more

Safer in the Shade

Safer in the Shade

The Partnership works to reduce the incidence of skin cancer in Carroll County with two educational programs,  Safer in the Shade and Fun in t… read more

NEW Carroll Card: quick access to info on local services

NEW Carroll Card: quick access to info on local services

The Carroll Card (updated April 2014) is a pocket-sized reference card with information about a wide variety of local resources for assistance with basic needs such as health care, housing, transportation, and food. FREE printed copies can be requested by calling 410-871-4965. CLICK HERE for a FREE downloadable (PDF) version of the Carro… read more

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