Local Addictions Authority (LAA)

The Somerset County Local Addictions Authority (LAA) is a division within the Somerset County Health Department serving as an integrated oversight entity for behavioral health services in Somerset County. The LAA plans for, oversees, manages, and implements substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorder programming and support services within Somerset County. The LAA works with private treatment providers to ensure creation of a full continuum of care that addresses the needs of Somerset County residents including outpatient, adolescent and detention-based treatment programs.. 

Please click on the following links for more information about LAA programs and services:

Click here for a list of Take Back Box locations in Somerset County.

 

 

Gateway films has produced a powerful and raw short film about addiction after individuals were prescribed opioids after surgery.  Hear the stories of 3 families, one of them is from the Eastern Shore. Watch it here

 


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