June 20, 2018

Learn About Walden Services at Library

Hotline Walden Services Pop Up Recovery

Walden Behavioral Health will be at the Charlotte Hall Library on Wednesday, June 13 and July 11, from 10:30 to 12:15 pm and again at the Leonardtown Library on Wednesday, June 20 and July 18, 2018, from 11 am to 1 pm, offering Pop Up Recovery events.

Walden Offers Pop Up Recovery Events

Hotline Walden Services Pop Up Recovery

Walden Behavioral Health will be at the Charlotte Hall Library on May 9 from 10:30 to 12:15 pm and again at the Leonardtown Library on May 16 from 11 am to 1 pm, offering a Pop Up Recovery Event.

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.

MedStar Opens East Run Center

East Run

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital has expanded its services in St. Mary’s County, cutting the ribbon on the new, larger East Run Center in Lexington Park on March 14, 2018.

Crisis Services Continue at Walden

Crisis Services

Staff from Walden Sierra and St. Mary’s County Public Schools are making counseling services available to help residents of the county cope with the tragic shooting at Great Mills High School. 

Bauman is New COO at Walden

Bauman

Dr. Sam Bauman is the new chief operating officer at Walden Behavioral Health in Southern Maryland.

Community Forum Will Address Substance Abuse

Hotline Walden Services Pop Up Recovery

The “Substance Abuse Is Devastating Our Children” community forum will begin at 6:30 pm Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at Leonardtown High School at 23995 Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown. The event is being presented by the Narcotics Overdose Prevention Education Task Force, and is supported by Walden Behavioral Health and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

WARM Volunteer Drivers Sought

WARM volunteer drivers

WARM volunteer drivers are still being sought for this winter.

Opioid Learning Series Continues in March

Opioid Learning Series

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.

Mielcarek Added to Walden Staff

Mielcarek

Walden Behavioral Health has announced that a new person has been added to its staff as the organization fighst the opioid epidemic. Barbara Mielcarek has been hired as Walden’s psychiatric nurse practitioner.