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HEALTH DEPARTMENT’S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM
RECEIVES ACCREDITATION STATUS

Salisbury, MD (November 29, 2017) – The Health Department is pleased to announce that our Behavioral Health Program was awarded a 3 year accreditation status through October 31, 2020 from CARF International (The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).
According the CARF International report, “Wicomico County Health Department demonstrated substantial conformance to the standards, the organization has caring, dedicated and knowledgeable staff that demonstrates pride in both its program services and in the progress of its patients” The programs that fall under this accreditation status include the Outpatient Mental Health Center, Outpatient Substance Abuse Program and the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program for children, adolescents and adults. Our Behavioral Health Program serves over 2,000 individuals on an annual basis. This was achieved through a collaborative effort by numerous staff.

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