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International Overdose Awareness Day

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day. The event is held each year on August 31, one day ahead of National Recovery Month. The mission of Overdose Awareness Day is to “raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death.” Substance Use Disorder and drug overdose deaths are prominent in communities across the United…

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

What is dual diagnosis treatment? It is a form of diagnosis and treatment for co-occurring disorders such as drug or alcohol addiction and mental health disorders such as anxiety or depression. Addiction treatment centers in Maryland use dual diagnosis to help clients manage their mental health condition while overcoming their addiction. While the concept of…

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