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Media Mentions

The Division of Addiction Research and Treatment (DART) actively engages with the community through all media formats, educating the public on issues relating to addiction. Recognized both as a state and national leader, division faculty have proffered advice to state legislators regarding a variety of substance use related topics related to the opioid crisis. DART  also has  an established presence on multiple committees and task forces commissioned to deal with Maryland’s opioid and heroin problem.

 

Eric Weintraub, MD

USM Honors Faculty Members, Hears of Global Reach 

Caroline County launches mobile opioid addiction treatment unit
 

Maryland's 2016 Drug Death Rate Significantly Outpaced National Average

CDC: There were 2,044 Drug Overdose Deaths in MD during 2016

Mid-Shore Health Futures: UM Medical System and Shore Health Team Up to Fight Opioid Drug Epidemic

Addiction Conversation

Not All Wounds Are Visible: A Community Conversation - Let's Talk About Addiction, Substance Abuse

Scientists Explore Drug's Value in Treating Both Alcoholism and PTSD

St. Joseph Medical Center to Offer Access to Live-Streamed 'conversation' on Opioid Crisis

Maryland University Wells House

Seminar to Explore the Opioid Epidemic in Baltimore and U.S.

Doctors Host Conversation People Dealing with Chronic Disease, Substance Misuse

Peers Helping Addicts Find Sobriety

Could Medical Marijuana Have Spared My Family from the Opioid Epidemic?

Virtual Doctor Visits Give Substance Users Greater Acces to Doctors And Medication

Facing Mounting Opioid Overdoses, Maryland Doctor Defies Federal Law

 

Chris Welsh, MD

2016       “Harm reduction legislation in upcoming session.”  WBAL; WMAR Television Evening News; February 5, 2016

2016       “Two Baltimore-area lawmakers propose decriminalizing small amounts of all drugs, safe injection facilities.” Baltimore Sun; February 5, 2016.

2016       “As Opioid Epidemic Worsens, Rethinking How Doctors Are Taught to Treat Pain.”  PBS News Hour; April 17, 2016

2016       “Dancing With Danger.” Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine; Spring, 2016.

2016       “Baltimore City Police Department Heroin Addiction Seminar.”  WBAL Television Evening News; May 13, 2016

2016       “OVERDOSED special report: When regulators close a 'pill mill,' patients sometimes turn to heroin.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: May 25, 2016. 

2016       “State Medicaid program limits access to a drug treatment, upsetting advocates.”  Baltimore Sun; July 15, 2016

2016       “Opioid Epidemic in Maryland.” WBAL 11 TV Hill with Jason Newton; July 24,2016

2016       “Using Buprenorphine to Treat Opioid Addiction: An Open Society Institute-Baltimore Brief.”

                OSI; Baltimore

2016       “Baltimore’s response to the overdose epidemic: An Open Society Institute-Baltimore Brief.”

                OSI; Baltimore

2016       “Monitored drug use sites save lives.” Baltimore Sun: October 26, 2016

2016       “Virtual medicine connects patients fighting addiction to doctors from afar.” The Frederick News-Post; December 17, 2016

2017       “Overcoming Opioids- Telemedicine.” Maryland Public Television: January 26, 2017

2017       “Opioid addiction in Maryland.” WBAL Radio Drive Time: February 13, 2017

2017       “Deputy, two EMS providers treated for overdose symptoms responding to call.”  Baltimore Sun; May 24, 2017

2017       “Tele-psych fills a void in opioid addiction treatment.” Telemed Magazine;  June 27, 2017

2017       “Frederick County follows national trend in growing number of opioid-related hospital visits.”  The Frederick News-Post; July 8, 2017

2017       “To fight opioid crisis, Wells House raises money for addiction treatment programs.

                The Frederick News-Post; September 16, 2017

2017       “Fentanyl-related overdose deaths continue to soar in Maryland.”  Baltimore Sun: October, 25, 2017

2017       “President Trump declares public health emergency.” ABC 11:00 News; October 26, 2017

2017       “The Opioid Epidemic.” Direct Connection; Maryland Public Television: November 6, 2017

2017       “St. Joseph Medical Center to offer access to livestreamed 'conversation' on opioid crisis.” Towson Times: November 22, 2017

2017       “Not all wounds are visible: A community conversation- Let’s talk about addiction, substance abuse.”  The Baltimore Times: November 24, 2017

2017       “Not all wounds are visible: A community conversation.”  WBAL Television Evening News; November 29, 2017

 

Aaron Greenblatt, MD

Methadone is the Most Effective Therapy for Heroin Addiction

 

Division of Addiction Research and Treatment Faculty Mentions

Could Medical Marijuana Have Spared My Family From the Opioid Epidemic

Wells House at Gale Recovery Residential Drug Treatment Program

Deputy, Two EMS Providers Treated for Overdose Symptoms Responding to Call

Monitored Drug Use Saves Lives

Virtual Medicine Connects Patients Fighting Addiction to Doctors from Afar

Peers Helping Addicts Find Sobriety

Hospital System Opens Dialogue on Link Between Addiction, Mental Health Issues

Doc: MD A Little More Prepared Than Other States in Heroin Epidemic

Justice Slow to Help Opioid Crisis with Telemedicine