Maryland Woman Recovering From Addiction Calls For Action Against Opioid EpidemicThe opioid epidemic continues to devastate communities across the country, including right here in Maryland, as opioid overdose remains among one of the state’s leading causes of death.
Maryland To Receive $400 Million Settlement From Opioid DistributorsMaryland will receive $400 million over the next 18 years from a settlement agreement with opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson over the role it has played in perpetuating drug addictions and overdose deaths in the state, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced on Friday.
Sheppard Pratt Opens New Opioid Clinic To Serve Baltimore County ResidentsSheppard Pratt opened its new Opioid Treatment Clinic to help care for those suffering from opioid addiction and to provide mental health care for Baltimore County residents.
Maryland Lawmakers Announce Nearly $55.4 Million In Funding To Expand Mental Health Services & Substance Abuse ProgramsA group of lawmakers announced nearly $55.4 million in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan to expand access to mental health services and substance abuse treatment programs across Maryland.
Maryland Parents Charged After 10-Month-Old Boy Ingested Opioid In November 2020, Police SayParents of a 10-month-old boy in Anne Arundel County are charged after the child ingested some form of opioid causing him to become sick in November, police say.
'There Is Hope' | Peer Recovery Coaches At Saint Agnes Help Addicts Find Road To RecoverySBIRT is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce and prevent problematic use, abuse and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs.
Deadly Fentanyl Bought Online From China Being Shipped Through The MailToday, fentanyl can be ordered on the internet, by drug dealers and addicts, for an online overdose.
Hogan Appoints New Director To Fight Opioid CrisisSchuh will replace Clay Stamp, who is returning to Talbot County as assistant county manager and emergency services director.
Trump Signs Opioids Law At White House EventPresident Donald Trump signed sweeping opioids legislation into law at the White House on Wednesday afternoon during an event marking "a year of action" by the administration to combat the opioid epidemic.
CareFirst Providing $2.1 Million In Grants To Help Fight Opioid Epidemic115 people die from opioid overdoses every day in the U.S. Maryland ranks fourth in the number of people addicted.
Officials Announce Opening Of Recovery And Academic ProgramOfficials have announced the opening of a recovery and academic program for Montgomery County public school students who are recovering from substance use.
New Prescription Drug Helping Opioid Addicts Move Past Their AddictionThe number of people hooked on heroin or other prescription opioids has skyrocketed, but there are some finding relief in another prescription drug.
Need Help? Resources For Opioid Addicts, FamiliesIf you need help with addiction, here's a list in every county near Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore Facility Using Comprehensive Approach To Fight Opioid EpidemicOne Maryland facility is using scientific-based treatment to address the opioid epidemic and lead the way in recovery efforts.
Opioid Treatment Facility To Open In Baltimore CountyBaltimore County has announced plans to renovate a building for a privately operated opioid treatment facility.