Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Choice Program (VCP) is a benefit that allows eligible Veterans to receive health care from a community provider rather than waiting for a VA appointment or traveling to a VA facility.
The Mission of Mental Health America of Licking County is to promote and continually reinforce mental health and wellness through education, prevention and advocacy, and eliminate the stigma of mental health issues in our community.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Information also available in Spanish.
DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems. Since 2015, the website has provided researched, fact-based resources for free. Readers can learn about risks of various substances, the latest approaches to treatment and real stories of recovery.
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.
Misuse of prescription opioids can lead to addiction and can cause unintentional overdose or death. Anne Arundel County offers a free year-round Prescription Medication Disposal Program where you can drop off your expired or unused medications safely 24 hours daily, 7 days a week.
Parenthood doesn’t come with a manual and there will be a lot of trial and error as we figure out what works best to help each child. Mental Health America’s Back to School Toolkit has a wealth of invaluable information for helping children navigate their emotions and succeed. The toolkit has two sections – for parents and other adults and for students.
Effective April 20th, 2017 the Annapolis Police Department as well as every Annapolis Fire Station, every Anne Arundel County Fire Station, as well as all County police stations, will be a designated as a safe environment for individuals looking for assistance to start their path to recovery from heroin/opioid addiction.