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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

Keeping in Touch – Nov. 2014

Keeping in Touch - Nov. 2014

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

The Partnership Board of Directors welcomes new Chairperson

The Partnership Board of Directors welcomes new Chairperson

The Board of Directors of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan O’Neal as Chairperson, which was confirmed at its meeting on August 12, 2014.  CLICK HERE to . . 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

2014 WE’RE ON OUR WAY celebrates progress and partnerships

2014 WE'RE ON OUR WAY celebrates progress and partnerships

On Wednesday May 14, members and partners of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County, Inc. gathered at The Portico of St. John to review progress of the past year and recognize outstanding contributors to our community’s health. The event was also the 15-year anniversary of The Partnership’s incorporation as a non-profit… read more

PLANT Award won

PLANT Award won

The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County was recognized in April by the Maryland DNR Forest Service and the Maryland Community Forestry Council for its annual tree planting and skin cancer education project, Safer in the Shade.   The Partnership achieved a Silver level PLANT Award, which was announced on the PLANT Award program web site at… read more

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