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.
Overdose Awareness Day
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.
Save A Life Today; Get Trained On How To Administer Naloxone
Get Trained On How To Administer Naloxone. Find out more.
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?
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.
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.