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Tobacco Cessation Schedule March 30- June 2017

The Harford County Health Department offers these tobacco cessation classes at no cost to all tobacco users who want to quit.  We request pre-registration for all classes.  Nicotine patches, lozenges or gum may be available at no cost to those who qualify.  For further information or to register, call (410) 612-1781 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. […]

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News: Where do the toxic chemicals in cigarettes come from?

From plant to product to puff—where do toxic chemicals in cigarettes come from? With more than 7,000 chemicals in cigarette smoke—over 70 of which are linked to cancer—it comes as no surprise that cigarettes contain harmful chemicals that cause death and disease. But where do these toxic chemicals come from? And why are there so […]

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**Upcoming Naloxone Trainings** Naloxone Training Program

New Upcoming Trainings March 23, 2017 May 23, 2017 Naloxone (NARCAN®, EVZIO®) is a prescription medication that safely and effectively reverses an opioid overdose. Opioid is a class of drugs that includes heroin and prescription pain relievers like oxycodone (OxyContin®, Percocet®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®, Lortab®), oxymorphone (Opana®), hydromorphone (Dilaudid®), morphine (MS Contin®), fentanyl (Duragesic®) and methadone. Naloxone does NOT:                   […]

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Division of Behavioral Health Awarded CARF Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 28, 2016 Contact: Molly Mraz, Communications Specialist, 410-877-1045   Harford County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation  Bel Air, MD –September 28, 2016—The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF,  announced that the Division of Behavioral Health of the Harford County Health Department has been accredited […]

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Maryland OD’s Hit 920 from January to June

Baltimore, MD (September 22, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has posted to its website the second-quarter 2016 data report of fatal overdoses. From January to June, Maryland saw 920 deaths related to overdose, 319 more than this point last year. The report is posted at To help raise awareness of […]

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