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Informational Briefings

Data-Informed Overdose Risk Mitigation

The Data-Informed Overdose Risk Mitigation (DORM) initiative examines the prescription and treatment history of individuals in Maryland who died from an overdose to identify common risk factors.

To view older reports, visit our DORM page.

Xylazine in Maryland Report

To respond to the potential threat of xylazine, the Maryland Department of Health’s Overdose Data to Action team developed the Maryland Xylazine Workgroup to address questions, share data, and make recommendations for practice, surveillance, and policy development. Their report summarizes the efforts of the Workgroup and presents critical information about xylazine in Maryland.

Rapid Analysis of Drugs (RAD)

RAD is a statewide drug-checking program overseen by the Maryland Department of Health’s Center for Harm Reduction Services. RAD tests paraphernalia samples voluntarily submitted by participants of syringe services programs in Maryland and provides information on drug composition in near real-time.

Overdose Prevention Teams

Getting Help

Community Resources

Professional Associations