How Alcohol Exacerbates Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are among the most common mental health disorders. Study after study has found that alcohol is the most commonly abused substance. These are unfortunate statistics, because alcohol often exacerbates (or even causes) depression and anxiety. Many people fall into a cycle of drinking to numb the symptoms of one or both of…

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NIH Study Identifying the Impact of Adolescent Substance Use on Brain Development is in the Second Phase

In April 2020, the largest long-term study of brain development ever conducted in the US—the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—was renewed for another seven years. Among other factors that affect development, the study looks at the effect of substance use on the developing brain. The ABCD study…

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Amatus Health Welcomes Chris Kelliher as Chief Financial Officer

Baltimore-Based Amatus Health Adds Chris Kelliher as it’s Chief Financial Officer KELLIHER BRINGS MORE THAN 15 YEARS OF EXECUTIVE LEVEL LEADERSHIP TO THE GROWING BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE COMPANY    OWINGS MILLS, MD, January 6, 2021 — The Baltimore-based Amatus Health has added Chris Kelliher as it’s Chief Financial Officer. With an eclectic background and track record of…

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The Importance of Still Focusing on the Opioid Epidemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has created turmoil and taken the attention of the world. Yet, the opioid epidemic is still present, and in many ways, has become even more of a concern with the limited amount of treatment available. For those with an opioid addiction, it’s still important for you to reach out for help. Our…

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Montgomery County-Based Glenstone Museum Donates Meals to Fresh Start Recovery Center

Through the Community Food Rescue, a program of the Manna Food Center in Montgomery County, Maryland, Glenstone Museum, whose cafe shut down in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, has continued to donate food to various organizations including Fresh Start Recovery Center in Gaithersburg. “Now, while we [Glenstone Museum and grounds] are temporarily closed and…

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