Health & Social

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

More Than $1 Million Awarded to ‘Fight’ Opioid/Addiction in Garrett County
According to Van Hollen, Cardin & Trone, the funding will help increase access to high-quality integrated mental health and substance abuse disorders services, including opioid addiction.
BACHS Healthcare Offers Mental Health Services in Garrett County
The only service currently offered is a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, available from counselor Ryan VanNosdeln. All clients must have MD Medicaid to participate in these services.
Mountain Laurel Medical Center Opens McCoole Office
Located along Md. 135 in Allegany County, the 8,000-square-foot center features 10 exam rooms and a full laboratory, providing primary care and integrated behavioral health services to the area.
Garrett County Planning Tool Recognized by Health Association
The Garrett County Planning Tool is among the 2019 Public Health Model Practice winners, the National Association of County and City Health Officials recently announced.
Believe in Tomorrow Opens House at Deep Creek
The Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundation now has a second home in Garrett County to help bring smiles to the faces of critically ill children and their families.
Lovelight Pediatrics: "Radiant Compassion" for Area Children and Families
Lovelight Pediatrics is now accepting patients in the Mountain Lake Park area. Pediatrician Stephanie Sisler opened the practice on April 1st at 607 Oakland Ave., Oakland.
GRMC Recognized as a Top-100 Rural & Community Hospital
Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, the annual Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals award is based upon results of the Hospital Strength Index.
2019 Garrett County Health Fair Date Announced
The 2019 event takes place at the Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex at Garrett College in McHenry from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Garrett Regional Medical Center Opens Behavioral Health Clinic
Health & Wellness Services of Garrett Regional Medical Center offers comprehensive behavioral health services for children and adults at its location at 69 Wolf Acres Drive in Oakland.
Ribbon-Cutting Slated for Regional Behavioral Health Center
Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, January 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. for its new Regional Behavioral Health Center in Oakland.
Addiction Recovery Center Planned in Grantsville
The Tri-State Adult & Teen Challenge, a residential treatment center for men recovering from addiction to life-controlling substances, will house a maximum of 20 residents ages 18 to 65.
Argabrite Receives National Recognition for ‘Pioneering Innovation’
Argabrite will appear in the 2018 edition of the NOSORH’s annual Community Stars publication, which highlights leading experts implementing health improvement strategies in communities across the U.S.
Ribbon Cut for Grand Opening of Grantsville Family Dentistry
On November 1st, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the grand opening of Grantsville Family Dentistry in Grantsville.
'Healing and Acceptance' Offered at Roots: A Yoga and Movement Studio
Roots: A Yoga and Movement Studio has been open in McHenry since July. Owner Jade O’Faolean designed the studio as a refuge, “a place to find healing and acceptance exactly where you are today.”
Garrett County Team Wins Rural Health Achievement Award
The MD Rural Health Achievement Award was presented to the Garrett County Health Dept's Population Health, Innovation & Informatics Unit at the recent 2018 Maryland Rural Health Conference.