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Alcohol: The Lesser Known Killer

Anika Swartz - Friday, May 31, 2019
In the midst of the opioid tragedy, it is important to not lose sight of another common addiction—alcohol. It is estimated that alcohol causes about 88,000 deaths annually and is the third leading preventable cause of death in the US. Because alcohol consumption is legal for those over age 21, we sometimes forget the serious consequences of alcohol abuse. Ther ..

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Children’s Mental Health Matters! Campaign: The Biggest Year Yet!

Anika Swartz - Friday, May 31, 2019
May was National Mental Health Awareness Month and MCF was engaged in a number of activities to raise awareness of the importance of children’s mental health. Each year, in coordination with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, the Mental Health Association of Maryland and Maryland Coalitio ..

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