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Blog Entries - 2014

Walden Awarded SBIRT GRANT

Posted on: November 14, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: Awards, Grant
The St. Mary’s County Health Department has awarded Walden, the leading provider of treatment and recovery support services for adolescents and adults in Southern Maryland, a grant designed to increase the number of individuals accessing substance abuse read more …

St. Mary's County Detention Center

Posted on: October 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Tags: Mental health services
The St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners has authorized onetime funding of $35,000 to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to provide for Correctional Level 2.1 Intensive Outpatient Services for female inmates at the St. Mary’s read more …

A Magical Evening Under the Stars

Posted on: October 10, 2014 12:10 pm
Tags: Walden sierra, Friends & alumni activities

Set to take place at the Olde Breton Inn in Leonardtown, Maryland, the semi-formal event will recognize the hard work and dedication of those who seek treatment at Walden to address their individual needs.

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Join Beacon of Hope of Walden at the Fed Up! Rally in Washington DC on Sunday 9/28

Posted on: August 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Tags: Walden sierra, Walden events
Join Beacon of Hope of Walden at the Fed Up! Rally in Washington DC on Sunday 9/28 Concerned about the rising number of individuals addicted to opiates in our community and ready to do something about it? Join Beacon of Hope of Walden’s advocacy team read more …

Walden, Earns Coveted CARF Accreditation

Posted on: August 13, 2014 11:00 am
Leading Maryland Behavioral Health Treatment and Services Provider, Walden, Earns Coveted CARF Accreditation The multi-location organization has been providing superior treatment and support services throughout Southern Maryland for over 40 years. Its read more …

Piggy Bank Yard Sale at Beacon of Hope on July 12th

Posted on: July 2, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: Beacon of hope
On Saturday, July 12th, Beacon of Hope Recovery & Wellness Community Center of Walden will host an Indoor “Piggy Bank” Yard Sale.  Every item will be on sale for just a penny from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at this one day only event.  The Piggy read more …

Walden CEO, Dr. Kathleen O'Brien, to Present at MACO Substance Abuse Summit

Posted on: June 12, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Walden, Maco summit, Kathleen obrien
Walden will be taking part in today's summit MACO Substance Abuse Summit, scheduled to take place today, June 12th from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm at Cecil College in Cecil County, Maryland. Walden's CEO, Dr. Kathleen O’Brien, will be speaking read more …

Walden Now Providing Services in Charles County, Maryland

Posted on: June 5, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Walden, Charles county, Mental health services
Walden has begun offering services to accommodate patients in Charles County, Maryland. The organization has been operational in St. Mary’s County for over 40 years, and has since branched out to make its comprehensive mental health and substance abuse read more …

Walden receives CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield grant

Posted on: April 1, 2014 9:00 am
Tags: Mental health services, Crisis and trauma, Crisis hotline
Walden has received a grant for $10,000 from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) to provide general operating support for the organization’s Crisis and Trauma/Mental Health Program. The CareFirst grant will help support Walden’s 24-hour read more …

4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Sunday, April

Posted on: March 12, 2014 9:00 am
Tags: Walk a mile in her shoes
4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event at St. Mary’s College on Sunday, April 6th Come join Walden and St. Mary’s College for the 4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®-St. Mary’s event: The Men's March to Stop Rape, Assault and read more …

Support Meetings for Family and Friends

Posted on: March 12, 2014 9:00 am
Tags: Addiction, Family support
Support Meetings for Family and Friends Who Love Someone Struggling with Addiction  The addictive behavior of a loved one can profoundly impact others.  Whether it is a child, spouse, significant other, parent or sibling, the addiction of a loved read more …

Walden offices and clinics opening at 10 a.m. on 2/14/14

Posted on: February 14, 2014 6:34 am
Tags: News

To allow time for clearing roads and sidewalks, Walden outpatient clinics and offices will open at 10 a.m. today, Friday 2/14/14.

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Walden Closed 2/13/14 Due to Weather Conditions

Posted on: February 13, 2014 7:26 am
Tags: News

Due to the weather, Walden outpatient sites and offices, including The Cove/D.F.Z. and Beacon of Hope, will be closed today (Thursday, 2/13/14.)

We hope everyone stays warm and safe!

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Drug Summit for the Community Planned on March 7th

Posted on: February 4, 2014 12:00 pm
Tags: News, Walden events, Recovery, Counseling
Please join Walden at the Drug Summit planned for the Community on March 7, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Hall.Walden will be partnering with the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services, Health Department, Sheriff’s read more …

The Courage to Share So Others Get Help

Posted on: January 31, 2014 12:35 pm
Tags: News, Trauma, Behavioral health, Counseling, Walden, Domestic violence
Many thanks to Nicole Clark, The Enterprise and especially to "Carol" for telling the story of surviving domestic violence and programs and supports that can help victims. For more information about Walden's crisis and trauma support for victims of domestic read more …

1/29: Walden Outpatient clinics and offices open at 12 p.m.

Posted on: January 29, 2014 8:00 am
Tags: News

We will open our Outpatient sites and offices at 12 noon today, 1/29, to allow time for clearing roads, sidewalks and parking lots.  Take it slow, bundle up, and be safe, everyone!

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Healthcare Enrollment Bliz! March 1st & 8th, 2014

Posted on: January 26, 2014 10:50 pm
Tags: News, Walden events, Behavioral health
If you or anyone you know needs health insurance, tackle the problem at our Healthcare Enrollment Blitz.  Coming to 2 locations in St. Mary's County!1st opportunity, Saturday March 1st, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anchor of Charlotte Hall:  30007 Business Center read more …

Walden's Outpatient sites and offices open at 10 a.m. 1/23

Posted on: January 23, 2014 7:55 am
Tags: News

Due to icy conditions and very cold temperatures this morning, we will open our outpatient clinics, sites and our offices at 10 a.m.

Bundle up, everyone!

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Walden offices, Outpatient clinics and Cove DFZ will be closed 1/22

Posted on: January 22, 2014 11:30 am
Tags: News

Due to temperatures and road conditions, Walden offices, Outpatient sites and The Cove/DFZ Youth Center will not be opening today.  Thank you for your patience and stay safe, everyone!

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Outpatient services closed early today 1/21

Posted on: January 21, 2014 7:46 pm
Tags: News

Due to the weather, we closed early today.  Stay safe, everyone!

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New information cards about Walden to view, share and print!

Posted on: January 8, 2014 11:38 pm
Tags: News, Behavioral health, Counseling
Now available and just a click away! Information cards inclusive of frequently asked questions about Walden services.  Check back for more information card albums soon! Outpatient mental health, outpatient addiction and crisis and trauma:  read more …

Walden sites will open 1/3 at 10 a.m.

Posted on: January 3, 2014 9:08 am
Tags: News, Behavioral health, Counseling

While the wintry blast of chilly air and snow has made for a beautiful scene around Southern Maryland, the wind chill and potentially slick roads have created some challenges.  All Walden clinical sites normally open on Friday mornings will open at 10 a.m. today.

Thank you for your patience!

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