By connecting overdose victims to therapy, behavioral health, and case management, the Bel Air Police Department and Family & Children's Services of Central Maryland are hoping to impact the cycle of addiction in Harford County.
Caring For Young Victims of the Opioid Crisis , Report by the Council for a Strong America, highlighting parental substance abuse as an ACE and identifying the need for high-quality early childhood programs.
By Associated Press, The Washington Post, January 7, 2020 Maryland’s Health Department has received $3.6 million in federal funding to address opioid use among pregnant and new mothers. The department launched the initiative, called the “Maternal Opioid Model,” this month, according to a statement released by the agency on Monday. The initiative focuses on improving substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum mothers on Medicaid by providing them with additional resources during...
By Phil Davis, The Baltimore Sun, December 2, 2019 Growing up in a Cecil County trailer park, Ray Lynn has been shaped by tragedy. Lynn went from seeing drug addiction firsthand in his neighborhood as a child to tackling the problem as a police officer decades later. “I can name you friends that are dead because of it," he said. Lynn, 44, also saw his brother and sister burn to death in a house fire when he was 19, he said. It’s what led him to become a volunteer firefighter and, later, a...
Great post, Alexandra! I especially appreciate that the Report includes examples of promising programs in Washington County, Maine and Allentown, PA that ensure that parents and children get coordinated services to address addiction and childhood adversity. Thanks for sharing!
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