Posts Tagged ‘ drug treatment ’

Cecil County Shows Big Gain in Health Insurance Coverage; State Faces Rising Costs Even Before Expected Trump Health Law Repeal

February 9, 2017

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT About 96 percent of Cecil County residents are now covered by health insurance, a substantial gain since the federal Affordable Care Act took effect in 2014. But uncertainty over the fate of the federal law, which the Trump administration has vowed to repeal, poses fiscal concerns for the Maryland...
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Gov. Hogan Proposes $4million Drug Abuse Program, New Treatment Clinic Opens in Cecil County; Trump Health Plan Changes Could Limit Coverage

January 24, 2017

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposed an anti-drug initiative Tuesday 1/24/2017 that would boost spending by $4 million on treatment and monitoring programs, along with tougher laws aimed at drug traffickers and over-prescribing of opioids by physicians. At the same time, a new out-patient detox and treatment center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in conjunction with...
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Cecil County Drug Deaths Rise Again, New Stats Show; County Advances Private Rehab Hospital Aimed at Non-Local Patients

December 5, 2014

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Drug overdose deaths in Cecil County continue to rise to record levels, according to newly released state data, but members of the county’s drug abuse council were not informed of the statistics at a Thursday meeting. At the same time, county agencies and officials have rapidly advanced a proposed...
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Two Drug Rehab Centers Proposed for Same Earleville Road; Cecil County Backs Treatment Options

September 26, 2014

The Cecil County government has been quietly working with sponsors of two separate drug rehabilitation centers to bring live-in treatment facilities to Grove Neck road in rural Earleville, including a 50-bed medical facility on the site of the Bracebridge Hall mansion and farmland. The first public disclosure of the projects came Thursday 9/26/14 at...
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Cecil County Drug Problems: Health Officials Cite Treatment Progress; Broomell Challenges Drug Panel but Cop in the Room Restrains Outbursts

March 25, 2014

Under the watchful eyes of a Cecil County Sheriff’s Deputy summoned to keep order at a County Council worksession on Tuesday, Councilor Diana Broomell (R-4) challenged, in largely polite terms, the efficacy of the county’s drug addiction treatment advisory panel while county health officials documented successes of “crisis” mental health and drug overdose intervention...
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