This site is a service of the Somerset County Health Department and the Somerset County Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) and is funded by the State of Maryland’s Department of Health (MDH) and SAMHSA.  This site was created to provide information about:

  • Local treatment providers in Somerset County, MD                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2022 TRI-COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESOURCE GUIDE
  • Drug Take Back Boxes and safe drug disposal
  • Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law
  • Opioids, Heroin, Fentanyl, and Overdose
  • Naloxone and Narcan  ****Narcan Online Training Registration**** 
  • And other resources available

For more information you can call Somerset County Health Department 

                                                    443-523-1700

 

Overdose Data To Date: 

As of December 2022, a total of 28 Somerset County residents have experienced a non-fatal opioid overdose, and 6 people have sadly lost their lives due to an opioid overdose.      

 

In The News:

 

August 2022: Once feared, illicit Fentanyl is now a drug of choice for many opioid users:

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/feared-illicit-fentanyl-now-drug-choice-many-opioids-users-rcna40418

 

June 2022: DEA warns of a new class of synthetic opioids stronger than Fentanyl emerging in DC/MD/VA area: nitazines:

 https://www.dea.gov/stories/2022/2022-06/2022-06-01/new-dangerous-synthetic-opioid-dc-emerging-tri-state-area

 

May 2022: The veterinary sedative xylazine is increasingly linked to opioid overdose deaths in MD and the US:

https://news.vin.com/default.aspx?pid=210&catId=619&id=10958196

 

 

 

 

 

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