Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

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Health Department Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Programs Include:


Adolescent Health

Youth Suicide Prevention

In Howard County, from 2014-2016, suicide was the number one cause of death for teens age 15-19.   The Health Department developed an evidence-based Youth Suicide Prevention Plan to address the many components of the issue.  
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If you, or someone you know is in crisis, c