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    Eastern- Shore staff members made up the “ESMCT Crisis Chicks” team for the Great Chesapeake Wellness Race 2014

    Posted on May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

    Recognizing the importance of being part of the communities in which we deliver services, Eastern- Shore staff members made up the “ESMCT Crisis Chicks” team for the Great Chesapeake Wellness Race.  From left to right, Nicole Robbins, Allison Hunter, Teresa Bowers, Lindsey Worm, Diane Palmer, Carol Masden, and Tina Brown.  The picture of our single member is Teresa Bowers, who finished the 10k run.  The rest of the team, along with Katelyn Masden, finished the 5k fun walk.

    The event held on May 10th 2014, was sponsored by and benefits the Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary.  They provide extras to the patients that the State budget can't afford.  The event was held on the grounds of the Hyatt Chesapeake, located on the banks of the Choptank River.

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    The Affiliated Sante Group

    Affiliated Santé Group is now a Maryland State

    Licensed Substance Abuse Provider!

     

    Substance abuse treatment and counseling services are now available at our Prince Georges County center.

    According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, approximately 50 percent of individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness are affected by substance abuse. About 37 percent of individuals with alcoholism and 53 percent of individuals with drug addictions have at least one serious mental illness.

    Historically, the substance abuse treatment and the behavioral health care systems have had difficulty helping people manage both illnesses at the same time. Our new capacity will contribute to our ability to provide high quality integrated care.

    Services will be initially be offered at our Lanham Center and include the following:

    • Level 0.5 Early Intervention DWI Education is available Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
    • Level 1 Outpatient Treatment which includes assessment and treatment as well as individual, family and group therapy is available Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
    • Level 2 Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) which includes intensive group therapy sessions as well as medication management is available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1 – 4 pm.

     

    *Services are reimbursable through Medicaid or on an out-of-pocket basis.

    For referrals please call the Lanham Center at (301) 429-2171.

     

    Special thank you to all the dedicated Santé employees who helped to make this possible!