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Thank you for your interest in the latest issue of Maryland's Health Matters! At University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, we are committed to giving you and your family the information you need to live healthfully. We hope you enjoy it!

Surviving Cancer: A Place To Find Strength, Stamina and Support (pages 6-9)

Through a partnership between the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health and YMCA of the Chesapeake, the LiveSTRONG program is helping cancer survivors in our community get back to living their lives. Learn more about cancer treatment and recovery resources by visiting umshoreregional.org/cancer_center.

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic (page 10)

How University of Maryland Medical Center is battling Maryland’s deadly public health crisis.

Combatting Drug Abuse and Overdose on the Shore ... (page 12)

UM Shore Regional Health (UM SRH) has teamed up with the Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot county health departments, and with first responders in the region, to provide a coordinated intervention for people who may have experienced an opioid drug overdose. Read about this intervention and learn more about the role of peer support in recovery by visiting https://www.safetynetrecovery.com/peer-support-beneficial-recovery.

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Search here for family medicine practitioners on the Shore: www.umms.org/find-a-doctor?si=shore.