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Opioid Epidemic Resources

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  • Don’t Die - Don’t Die is a campaign of the Baltimore City Health Department focused on reducing the stigma of addiction, promoting substance use disorder treatment, and educating the public to recognize and respond to an overdose with the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone.
  • Opioid Overdose - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Combating the Opioid Crisis: Battles in the States - House Oversight and Investigations Committee
    Video and text of witness testimony during hearing held on Wednesday July 12, 2017, including Marylands Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford.
  • Interim Report - White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis
  • Baltimore City Overdose Prevention and Response Information - Baltimore City Health Department

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