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Executive Kittleman announces Health Department partnership with Grassroots Crisis Center to provide screening and referrals for substance use treatment 

Executive Kittleman announces Health Department partnership with Grassroots Crisis Center to provide screening and referrals for substance use treatment 

Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman announces a new partnership between the Howard County Health Department and Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center to provide substance use screenings and referrals to treatment. Under the new agreement, Grassroots will increase its capacity to provide in-person screening to adults, youth and families dealing with substance misuse issues, aided by the technical assistance, training and community promotion provided by the Health Department.
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Howard County to add shaded structures to playgrounds at Blandair Regional, High Ridge, Kiwanis Wallas and Western Regional parks 

Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks has announced that starting next week, the department will begin installing shade structures over the playgrounds at Blandair Regional Park, High Ridge Park, Kiwanis Wallas Park and Western Regional Park. During the construction period, public access to each playground will be restricted as the playgrounds may be closed temporarily to ensure public safety. 
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Executive Kittleman to hold Public Safety Town Hall

Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman will hold a public Town Hall meeting focusing on public safety issues this Wednesday, November 8. The public is invited to ask the panel about any issues or concerns related to public safety in the county. 
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Howard County to host series of workgroups to discuss behavioral health integration options

A series of public meetings during March and April will explore ways to connect and integrate mental health and substance abuse services. A workgroup comprised of members from the Howard County Health Department, the Mental Health Authority, the Board of Health, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Board, the Mental Health Authority Board and various non-profit organizations which operate in Howard County will provide recommendations to Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman.
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