For many recovering from addiction, Thanksgiving is a time of triggers and stress. For one Baltimorean, it’s a chance at redemption.

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As he looks back on the worst of his days recovering from addiction, Jeffery Schneider says, it feels like a miracle that he’s still walking around. The Baltimore painting contractor spent many years emptying his bank account for crack cocaine. A few days before Thanksgiving every year, the…

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Homelessness and Addiction: Two Crises Intrinsically Linked to Each Other

Homelessness and Addiction: Two Crises Intrinsically Linked to Each OtherBy Gregory J. Alexander, Contributing Writer

“Homelessness drives people in here, whether if it’s because they’re on the street or they’re living in
an encampment, or their addiction has just caused their family or other loved ones to just say, ‘Look, you know, you can’t be here anymore,’” says Daniel Stoltzfus, CEO of Helping Up Mission. HUM has impacted the lives of those experiencing homelessness…

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Helping Up Mission wins grant for addiction awareness campaign aimed at women

Helping Up Mission wins grant for addiction awareness campaign aimed at women _ Maryland Daily Record

Helping Up Mission (HUM) on Thursday announced it has received a grant of nearly $350,000 from the Opioid
Operational Command Center (OOCC) to conduct an educational outreach campaign specifically targeted to women
and mothers, encouraging them to seek addiction treatment and wrap-around services through their 250-bed Center
for Women & Children.

Qlarant Foundation Grantee, Helping Up Mission featured on Maryland Public Television’s State Circle

4-time Qlarant Foundation Grantee Helping Up Mission provides hope to people experiencing homelessness, poverty or addiction by meeting their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs. Qlarant Foundation continues its support of the Health Insurance Services and Oral Health Care Program for men and women who are experiencing substance use disorders, homelessness and poverty. The organization partners with the University of Maryland School of Dentistry to provide oral health education, screening, case management, and dental treatment which includes preventive as well as restorative oral health care.