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Less Judgment – More Compassion

Videos focused on reducing the stigma surrounding addiction and that stress the need to view opioid addiction as a disease to be treated.

Provided by The Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) public awareness campaign.

 

Community Forums in Kent County

Heroin Recovery Forums on Oct. 16, Oct. 18, Nov. 2, Nov. 7.

Gain Insight On:
♦ The signs to look for
♦ Who to Call for Help
♦ Current drug/alcohol trends & prevenon strategies
♦ Local Treatment Opons
♦ The Recovery Life of a Heroin Addict
♦ Narcan Training
♦ A typical bedroom of a heroin user
♦ Talk with local treatment providers

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Corsica River Opens New Office in Federalsburg

Corsica River announces treatment services for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health in Federalsburg, MD.

The office is located at:

332 North Main Street
Federalsburg, MD 21632

Call any of these numbers to make appointments: 410-758-2211, 443-225-5780, 410-745-8028

We Offer SUD Treatment

We offer SUD treatment in 6 locations on the MidShore! Please call 410. 758.2211 for more information.

From the Chestertown SPY:

When Carin Miller’s son was about 19 years old, he began to abuse heroin by snorting pills, eventually moving on to shooting up. This went on for six years before he got help.

Lucas Miller’s history of drug use started in high school with smoking marijuana. When he moved out of his parents’ house, one of his housemates had access to between 750 to 1,500 pills at any given time between five houses located in Frederick, Maryland.

“My son was addicted to heroin, he’s in recovery by the grace of God since Thanksgiving 2014, I think that’s where we are at,” Miller said.

Opioid overdoses now rank with cancer, strokes and heart attacks among the top killers in Maryland.

Read the full SPY article: Opioid and Heroin Overdoses Have Reached ‘Crisis Level’ In Maryland

 


Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today for his innumerable contributions to human rights, peace, and the betterment of our world. What's not often talked about is the fact that Dr. King also lived with the effects of trauma and mental health disorders throughout his life.
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"...let’s all take a moment to think about the life-affirming example of King, who never let his depression stop him from positively answering what he said was life’s most persistent and urgent question: “What are you doing for others?”
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Crossroads staff recently talked with staff at an acute inpatient mental health facility and we asked about trends they were seeing among youth and young adults. They said they were seeing more youth and young adults coming in with suicidal thoughts/attempts with no prior history of mental health issues. This webinar could not be more timely. Kent County families: There's still time to register. The More than Sad for Parents program teaches parents how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate conversation, and get help.

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Self-criticism is hard. It ususally consists of concerns, judgment and self-blame about our shortcomings - like the inability to accomplish our goals or meet other people’s expectations. Here is some advice for how to start the week with some strategies for being more compassionate to yourself: ... See MoreSee Less

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