Baltimore City ​Overdose Alert - A spike in overdoses was detected on Wednesday, May 23 in Southwest Baltimore. Such spikes are often related to tainted or particularly potent heroin (including heroin laced with fentanyl). Please share this information and encourage family, friends and neighbors to get trained to administer the overdose-reversing medication, Naloxone.

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05.21.18

Last winter, Ray Fitzberger got frostbite on his legs and feet. Doctors had to remove three toes on his left foot. Not long after the surgery, Ray was released from the hospital.

Every day, people we know and love undergo surgery to address life-threatening conditions. If they have no place to go, they get discharged back to the streets.

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05.14.18

“I didn’t expect to end up here,” Mr. Clarke says, sitting next to his son in an exam room. “Coming here from a different country, you’re supposed to do better, not worse.”

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05.10.18

On Monday, April 16, we joined the Baltimore Housing Roundtable, Housing for All, City Councilman John Bullock and City Council President Jack Young to introduce the Fund the Trust Act, a bill that would create a funding stream for the city’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

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05.09.18

Deirdre Hoey, LCSW-C discusses yoga as alternative therapy.

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04.25.18

Thanks to the leadership of our National Council team, staff members visited Washington D.C. on April 18 to talk health care, housing and opioids with members of the Maryland delegation.

Staff members made an impressive amount of stops and visited with elected officials…

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04.20.18

Every day many of us walk or drive past people on the streets and in crisis. For outreach workers Roy Jackson and Orlando Stevenson, stopping to help is their full-time job.

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04.13.18

During the 2018 Maryland legislative session, advocates like you rallied, testified and contacted lawmakers in support of our legislative priorities. Thanks to all that work, we’re celebrating the passage of three important bills…

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03.27.18

Vaccinations protect all of us from contracting and transmitting certain infectious conditions, keeping everyone safe and healthy. Since November 2017, new staff members have been required to be vaccinated for varicella (chickenpox), measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus and hepatitis B—in addition to the flu.

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03.20.18

THIS IS BIG. We are the closest we’ve been in 15-plus years to making a TDAP increase happen. Read the latest on this and our other 2018 legislative priorities as we enter the final weeks of session.

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03.19.18

Client feedback provides a window into how our clients experience our care and what we can do to improve that experience. Client experience surveys have become a consistent and reliable method to gather that info. 

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