Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder characterized by repetitive actions that seem impossible to stop.
The Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) is the agency within the Maryland Department of Health charged with monitoring the quality of care in Maryland’s health care facilities and community-based programs.
Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as OxyContin, Vicodin, codeine, morphine, and others. Opioids are highly addictive and have depressant effects on the central nervous system.
Opioid Intervention Teams (OITs) are multi-agency coordination bodies set up in each of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions led by the emergency manager and health officer that coordinate, complement, and integrate with the statewide opioid response effort.
Maryland Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) is administered by the Division of Population-Based Behavioral Health within BHA and utilizes funds provided to jurisdictions to strengthen and enhance local overdose prevention plans and implement evidence-based opioid misuse prevention strategies.
The Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) was established by Executive Order as part of the Hogan Administration’s 2017 Heroin and Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement Initiative. The Center provides an overarching picture of Maryland’s Heroin and Opioid crisis to help build upon ongoing community-based approaches to address the Maryland opioid crisis by increasing collaboration …
Opioid use disorder is a substance use disorder relating to the use of prescription, synthetic, or natural opioids.
An Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (OMHC) is a nonresidential program for persons with mental illness that work to restore more effective functioning, prevent regression, and provide evaluation, diagnosis, medical services, and psychotherapy.