ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD. (WJZ) — Locally, Anne Arundel County Schools are partnering with the County Health Department to deliver substance abuse treatment to high schoolers.
It’s called, “Star”, will work to screen teens to access recovery, allowing high school students to connect with licensed therapists from the Department of Health via tele-sessions.READ MORE: Salvation Army, 101.9 Collect Coats, Gloves To 'Bundle Up Baltimore' Homeless
Based on the results, the therapists and the student can work together to determine next steps and explore treatment options.READ MORE: Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Street Sweeper In Rosedale Saturday
The program comes as the county is grappling with the opioid crisis.MORE NEWS: Three Men Killed In Separate Shootings In Baltimore Saturday