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Tuerk Conference on Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

Baltimore Convention Center Pratt and Sharp Sts., Baltimore, MD

Speakers include: Michael Botticelli, MEd, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); Leana Wen, MD, MSc, Commissioner, Baltimore City Health Department; William G. Borchert, Writer and producer, was nominated for an Emmy in 1989 for the highly acclaimed Warner Brothers movie "My Name is Bill"; Mel Pohl, MD, Medical Director, Las Vegas...read on >

The Compassionate Friends National Conference

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Scottsdale, AZ

"Hope Rises on the Wings of Love" is the theme of The Compassionate Friends (TCF) 39th National Conference, which will include many workshops and sharing sessions.  There will also be a performance by TCF's very special guests International superstar Olivia Newton-John, Canadian singer/songwriter Amy Sky, and Nashville-based singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman. Barbara Allen, Executive Director...read on >

“Chasing the Dragon” – Documentary Showing & Panel Discussion

Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville 800 South Rolling Rd., Catonsville, MD

In an effort to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug and heroin abuse, the FBI and DEA have released "Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict," a documentary aimed at educating students and young adults on the dangers of addiction. On Thursday, August 25, from 6-8 p.m. at the Community College of...read on >

International Overdose Awareness Day

St John's Episcopal Church 9120 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City, MD

Due to severe flooding in Historic Ellicott City, the event location has changed. International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who...read on >

“Generation Found” – Documentary Showing on Recovery High Schools

Snowden Square Stadium 14 9161 Commerce Center Dr, Columbia, MD

From the creators of the groundbreaking film, THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE, comes GENERATION FOUND, a powerful story about one community coming together to ignite a youth addiction recovery revolution. Devastated by an epidemic of addiction, Houston faced the reality of burying and locking up its young people at an alarming rate. And so in one of...read on >

FED UP! Rally

Sylvan Theater Washington Monument Grounds, Washington, DC

The FED UP! Rally and March to Capitol Hill is a call for immediate, coordinated and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin) and other prescription drugs. Registration for the FED UP! Rally on Sunday, September 18th, is free. Registration for the FED UP! Reception...read on >

Breaking Heroin’s Grip: Road to Recovery

TV/Live Streaming

Maryland Public Television (MPT) and over two dozen other local TV and radio stations to air a new program called BREAKING HEROIN'S GRIP: ROAD TO RECOVERY on February 11 at 7 p.m. Breaking Heroin's Grip: Road to Recovery is a poignant and personal documentary shedding light on our region’s pressing heroin problem. Told through the...read on >

Bittersweet – Hope Beyond Substance Related Los

Webenar

Join us for a webinar on Feb 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM EST. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8082205791605374210 Are you concerned about the epidemic of overdoses in the United States? If so you are not alone! Join Dr’s. Gloria and Heidi Horsley and Alan Pedersen, Executive Director of the Compassionate Friends as they explore with bereaved parent...read on >

Tuerk Conference on Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

Baltimore Convention Center Pratt and Sharp Sts., Baltimore, MD

Many Paths to Recovery For complete program and registration information, see: https://www.ncaddmaryland.org/ht/display/ConventionDetails/i/29693/pid/290

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD)

St John's Episcopal Church 9120 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City, MD

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug...read on >