Priority Area: Public Health & Human Services

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  • Access to Mental Health Services
    • A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on August 30, 2023, for Frederick County’s crisis stabilization center, the first facility of its kind in Maryland,which will provide 24/7 trauma responsive, low-barrier, voluntary care and recovery-oriented services. The County Executive and County Council expanded the mobile crisis team and the mobile community healthcare units and funded the crisis stabilization center in the FY2024 budget.

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  • Maternal Health Disparities
    • The Health Services Division conducted a Black Maternal Health Disparity Study and is engaging the community to develop solutions.

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  • Health Equity Lens for Grant-Making
  • Healthcare Workforce Development
  • HiAP Framework
  • Expand Substance Abuse Strategies
    • In addition to the crisis stabilization center, the County is receiving funding through settlements with opioid manufacturers and Juul Labs, which it will use to invest in expanded substance abuse strategies.

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