At the University of Maryland Addiction Treatment Center, we know that the coronavirus pandemic might be a challenging time for you. We have compiled links to resources to help you get supplies like naloxone in a safe manner, and find jobs, housing, and food.

COVID-19 Information and Resources

What should you do if you have symptoms, have been exposed, or have COVID? The University of Maryland Medical System has compiled extensive resources about the coronavirus, including information on

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Harm Reduction Resources

  • ABC Harm Reduction Team — Text-only: 240-244-7934 — Can deliver safer drug-use supplies, syringes and tools, Narcan, fentanyl test strips, and more.
  • Harm Reduction Coalition Resources has resources for people who use drugs, engage in sex work, and are vulnerable to structural violence.
  • Maryland Next Naloxone provides links to statewide harm reduction services and programs. You can also fill out a form to have naloxone mailed to your address.
  • Next Distro will mail harm reduction supplies including syringes and other safer drug-use items to any address. Local organizations mail out supplies with traditionally a short turnaround time.

Virtual Meetings, Groups and Resources

If you or someone you love is in need of support and connection, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) put together a list of virtual meetings, ranging from Alcoholics Anonymous to gambling recovery programs.

Food Resources

  • Baltimore City has put together a map of free food sites
  • Maryland Food Bank has a find-a-food-bank map of the state
  • United Way has a COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund to help with bills, rent and food. Call 1-866-211-9966 and provide your zip code for a list of local assisting agencies.

Employment Resources

If you are in need of employment, Baltimore City has compiled a COVID-19 job board.

Homeless Resources

Mental Health Resources

The University of Maryland Medical System offers tips for managing mental health conditions during the coronavirus, including: