The grant of $532,109 will help fund the lower eastern shore counties’ — Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset — crisis stabilization center. The stabilization center is the result of a partnership the tri-county health departments and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.
From a Worcester County news release:
The funding awarded by the project will benefit individuals seeking urgent help for substance-use disorders. These individuals will receive access to a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment, along with treatment and detox services.
Hudson Health Services will provide a residential crisis house for individuals referred through Worcester and Wicomico Safe Stations, as well as county Peer Support Specialists. Hudson Health offers treatment to patients with co-occurring medical, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
For more information read the full news release.