October 20, 2018

MedStar Helps to Treat Opioids’ Youngest Victims

Youngest Victims

Newborn babies are testing positive for opioids more frequently than ever, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is working to keep up with the care needed by this epidemic’s youngest victims.

Health Officer Receives FBI Honor

Health Officer

St. Mary’s County Health Officer Dr. Meenakshi G. Brewster has been chosen by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to receive the 2017 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.

Opioid Learning Series Continues in March

Public Safety

Several organizations will present a six-part series of events focusing on the opioid epidemic. Known as the Opioid Learning Series, sponsors for the series include the St. Mary’s County Health Department, St. Mary’s County Library, Walden Behavioral Health, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

Opioid Crisis Is Topic of Session

CARE Act

On Sept. 21, the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership, supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, will host a special session of the 2017 HSMP annual meeting on the Maryland opioid crisis.

Healthy St. Mary’s Kicks Off Mission

Healthy St. Mary's Partnership

Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership formally launches its mission to improve the health of St. Mary’s County residents.