October 20, 2018

Behavioral Health Action Team Meets Jan. 12

Access to Care

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown.

Give Gift of Life at Hospital Blood Drive

Gift of Life

Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear Band-Aids and give the gift of life. Be a hero and donate blood as the American Red Cross comes to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital on Jan. 17, 2018, from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, just outside of the Outpatient Pavilion.

Tobacco Cessation Classes Start Soon

Tobacco Cessation

The St. Mary’s County Health Department offers free tobacco cessation classes and the next round will begin soon. The classes are being promoted by the Tobacco Free Living Action Team, a part of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership, supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

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.

Ready4Life Helps Opportunity Youth

Ready4Life

An initiative has been launched in Southern Maryland designed to help young people who are not in school or employed. Ready4Life is a website that connects 16- to 24-year-olds with services to enhance the knowledge and skills of the group called Opportunity Youth — those who might need an extra boost in life.

Pool Party Benefits Adapted Aquatics

GM Pool Will Close for Maintenance

If celebrating Mardi Gras while perfectly dry seems boring, St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks has a solution.

Access to Care Team to Meet Dec. 12

Access to Care

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team, which will meet from 3 to 4 pm Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Leonardtown.

Behavioral Health Action Team Meets Dec. 8

Access to Care Behavioral Health Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown.

30 Years of Philanthropy Celebrated

30 Years of Philanthropy Celebrated

More than $165,000 was raised by the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation at its annual black-tie gala to help fund health care scholarships.

Hospice Offers Compassionate Care

Hospice

With support from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital and other medical facilities when needed, Hospice of St. Mary’s provides compassionate care for patients and families. Diane Haderly was one of those patients.