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Maryland’s opioid epidemic grows

From WTOP/Capital News Service Maryland’s Heroin and Opioid Crisis Reaches an All-Time High by Hannah Lang Barbara Allen signs her emails with the names of her family members she has lost to addiction. Jim’s mom, Bill’s sister, Amanda’s aunt. Her son, Jim, died from a heroin and alcohol overdose in 2003 after battling substance abuse […]

National Family Caregivers Month

November 2016 “Take Care to Give Care” Resources: Presidential Proclamation, 2016 SAMHSA Tweet: Take time to thank those who have helped your #recovery journey Why Family Caregivers Are This Nation’s Unsung Heroes, Huffington Post How Family Caregivers Can Take Care of Themselves, PR Newswire Increasing Demanding Caregiver Role Heightens Need for Caregiver Support, Yahoo Sports […]

‘Patient Zero’ from HIV’s Origin, Cleared

From CNN: (CNN)The man blamed for bringing HIV to the United States just had his name cleared. New research has proved that Gaëtan Dugas, a French-Canadian flight attendant who was dubbed “patient zero,” did not spread HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to the United States.  A cutting-edge analysis of blood samples from the 1970s […]