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Samaritan House: sobering stats for National Recovery Month

| September 13, 2016, 01:18 PM | 0 Comments

recovery-month-rectangle-web-bannerForty-five Anne Arundel residents died from drug and alcohol-related intoxication in the first three months of 2016. Somber statistics from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene highlight the need for treatment options and education during September’s National Recovery Month

Samaritan House in Annapolis, a state-certified residential treatment and rehabilitation facility, has been working in the community since 1971 to help men battling drug and alcohol addictions. Mike Goldfaden, Executive Director, said their ever-present admissions wait list is a constant reminder of the need for additional treatment opportunities. 

“We have a community filled with people who are living in long-term sobriety because of adequate and complete treatment. However, the demand outpaces the availability. At Samaritan House, we are working to meet this need by doubling our capacity with the Campus of Recovery expansion.”

Samaritan House is undergoing a growth transformation with the Campus of Recovery plan, calling for a new 16-bed dormitory, added space for clinical outpatient counseling and an outdoor pavilion to serve as a meeting venue. The pavilion and interior work on the existing house has been completed.  

“In recognizing National Recovery Month, we highlight those living a sober life and the many qualified treatment professionals in Anne Arundel County,” Goldfaden said. “At the same time, we want to call attention to the growing need for expansion of treatment opportunities and encourage people to support the recovery community as we move forward for the betterment of all.” 

For more information on National Recovery Month, visit . To learn more about Samaritan House, see


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