Resources

These resources are designed to supplement the work of Maryland’s infectious disease and primary care workforce.

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Maryland Engagement in HIV Care

This live infographic uses Maryland surveillance data for current residents to describe the number and percentage of persons living with diagnosed HIV who belong to select stages of the HIV continuum.

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Provider Perspective

Brittany Yerkes, a Physician Assistant at the Chesapeake Health Care and a member of the Alive! Maryland Inter-professional Advisory Board, aims to improve the quality of life for all of her patients. She does so by first believing that they cannot be defined by an illness or condition. Read the Q&A below to see how this phenomenal provider brings the state of Maryland Alive!

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Testing and Services Locator from HIV.gov

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CDC Harm Reduction: Alcohol and Substance Use

Increased stress can lead to increases in alcohol and substance use. If you or someone you care about is starting to use alcohol or other substances, or is increasing their use during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC provides these suggestions that may help.

Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition: Support Groups

This Baltimore-based organization implements public health services and advocates for policies to expand harm reduction in Baltimore and across the state of Maryland.

HealthHIV Harm Reduction Resources

This compendium of harm reduction resources is maintained by HealthHIV.

Harm Reduction Services

This list of harm reduction services for nicotine, opioids, and more comes from Filter Magazine.

MDH: Center for Harm Reduction Services

Maryland Department of Health harm reduction program overseeing Overdose Response Program, Syringe Services Program, naloxone distribution, harm reduction grants, and various workforce development, training, and technical assistance activities.

CDC Hepatitis Resources

A comprehensive list of CDC tools, patient education materials, publications, training, reports, and education campaigns.

UMBC Center for Community Collaboration

Provides syringe service and needle exchange programs in Baltimore City and Maryland.

The Johns Hopkins Center Infectious Disease Center for Viral Hepatitis C

Provides information on treatment options for Hepatitis C and Johns Hopkins treatment facilities.

University of Maryland Hepatitis C Services

Includes information on Hepatitis C indicators as well as providing treatment options.

Maryland Hepatitis C Strategic Plan

Maryland’s 2019 plan to eliminate Hepatitis C virus using a 4-pronged approach to reduce new infection and provide equitable care.

Maryland HepVu

Statistics for Hepatitis C prevalence, mortality, and co-indicators in Maryland.

Help-4-Hep

This 24 hour hotline assists people living with hepatitis C in finding a nearby clinic or financial support services.