Tagged With "health"
Aligning Systems for Health: 2019 Call for Proposals [rwjf.org]
By Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, November 1, 2019 Required Components Aligning Systems for Health will explore the degree to which health equity is impacted or results from current models of collaboration incorporating health care, public health, and social services. Gaps in health are large, persistent and increasing, and RWJF is committed to a system that meets people’s goals and needs and addresses these gaps that many populations face. Studies should include a focus on health equity by...
Bel Air (MD) police claim new program is helping reduce opioid overdose numbers | WMAR-2 News Baltimore
By connecting overdose victims to therapy, behavioral health, and case management, the Bel Air Police Department and Family & Children's Services of Central Maryland are hoping to impact the cycle of addiction in Harford County.
Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program Launching in Howard County
This certificate program is directed to front-line service providers and agency administrators who wish to acquire essential knowledge and practical skills to work effectively with their youngest patients and families. This program serves bachelors and masters level (or higher) practitioners in the fields of Counseling, Education, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work or the equivalent. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their work history and commitment to the field. For more...
Maryland Wins $3.6M to Address Opioid Abuse During Pregnancy [washingtonpost.com]
By Associated Press, The Washington Post, January 7, 2020 Maryland’s Health Department has received $3.6 million in federal funding to address opioid use among pregnant and new mothers. The department launched the initiative, called the “Maternal Opioid Model,” this month, according to a statement released by the agency on Monday. The initiative focuses on improving substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum mothers on Medicaid by providing them with additional resources during...