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National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month

held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Find out More.

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Overdose Awareness Day

Event Date: Mar 24, 2021

A global event held on August 31 each year that aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

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Save Some Nolaxone

Save A Life Today; Get Trained On How To Administer Naloxone

Get Trained On How To Administer Naloxone. Find out more.

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Lasting impacts: COVID19 and substance use disorder

The convergence of the opioid epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic has created new health care challenges. What has been accomplished and what will the long-term effects be after the pandemic?

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Red Emmas

The Baltimore City Health Department hosted an open panel discussion on how overdose deaths caused by substance use disorders impact Baltimore City. Find out more.

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Dr. D

A Message from The Commissioner of Health

Since 2007 Baltimore City has lost over 5,000 lives to overdose and more than 25,000 Baltimore City residents are living with substance use disorder.

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