Join MHAA and Free Riders IMC for Music, Food, and Fun while raising money for a great cause June 22, 2019 in Frederick MD
WHAT WE DO
We are a unique organization fighting heroin addiction, consisting of family members with lived experience who advocate, raise awareness and support those suffering with substance use and co-occurring mental disorders. “Save Our Children Family Peer Support” is a subsidiary of MHAA which offers weekly family support groups that currently take place in several local jurisdictions. These groups provide grief counseling and education for those seeking help.
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WHO WE ARE
MHAA was created in 2016 as a nonprofit grassroots resource for Maryland families affected by the opioid crisis. MHAA is fighting Heroin Addiction. MD Heroin Awareness Advocates is a 501(C)3 Nonprofit Organization.
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WHY WE DO IT
Addiction is an isolating disease, not only for the one with substance use disorder but for the family as well. Many of us joined MHAA for the connections to other families with similar experience and to know we are not alone.
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Many of us are infected with stigma and don't even know it
MHAA in Action
“- Audrey Hepburn -
Nothing is more important than empathy for another human being's suffering.
Not a career.
Certainly not status.
We have to feel for one another if we're going to survive with dignity.