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Gov. Hogan Administration Urges Those In Need Of Drug Abuse Services To Seek Treatment

September 6th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

During National Recovery Month in September, the Governor Larry Hogan administration is urging Marylanders to seek treatment for themselves or others who may be abusing substances. Treatment resources can be found at BeforeItsTooLateMD.org and by calling the 24/7 Maryland Crisis Hotline, 800-422-0009. The Department of Health has expanded access to Naloxone, which can reverse overdoses related to opioids, and has expanded Medicaid reimbursement for residential treatment for substance use disorders. Medicaid also has re-bundled treatment at medication-assisted treatment providers to ensure that patient-centered counseling takes place. Governor Hogan says that a  list of local events planned throughout the month can be found at BeforeItsTooLateMD.org …

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