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MARC In The News

October 2017: Training Clients Afflicted with Addiction

MARC Fitness Ambassador Doug Bopst recently wrote an article for Fit Pro magazine detailing his personal journey of recovery, the importance of the health and wellness initiatives for patients at treatment centers like the one he’s implemented at MARC and how fitness professionals can train clients dealing with addiction

September 2017: MARC recieves national accrediation from JCAHO

Sept. 25, 2017: Maryland Addiction Recovery Center receives national accreditation from The Joint Commission (JCAHO)

MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman interviewed for the investigative report “How Disreputable Rehabs Game Google to Profit off Patients

MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman was featured in this investigative report from The Verge detailing unethical online marketing practices taking place in the addiction treatment industry

MARC Director Zach Snitzer Interviewed in Jewish Times on Addiction


Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Cofounder and Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was interviewed by the Baltimore Jewish Times as a treatment professional and person in recovery from addiction, discussing addiction, treatment and recovery in the local community

July 2017: MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer appears on “Straight Talk” TV

MARC Co-Founder Zach Snitzer discusses with Mike Gimbel the use of Vivitrol and other Medication Assisted Treatment approaches on the television show “Straight Talk”

July 22, 2017: The Fix reviews Maryland Addiction Recovery Center

 

The Fix, the world’s leading website about addiction and recovery, recently conducted an independent review of Maryland Addiction Recovery Center by its staff and surveys from MARC alumni

July 11th, 2017: Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

 

MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was honored to be able to guest blog for DrugFree.org in educating parents and families about finding ethical treatment providers and questions to ask when searching for addiction treatment for a child or loved one

June 2017: MARC’s Alumni Coordinator Colleen Waterfield discusses women in recovery

MARC Alumni Coordinator Colleen Waterfield tells her story as a woman in recovery from addiction on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel”

June 2017: MARC featured on international news station Deustche Welle

 

MARC was featured on international news regarding America’s opioid epidemic and the personal journey of addiction recovery of MARC alumni and current staff member Corey Long

May 2017: MARC’s Zach Snitzer, Mike Moshili & Doug Bopst

 

MARC’s Zach Snitzer, Mike Moshili & Doug Bopst speak with the Worcester County Warriors Against Opiate Addiction group & other community members regarding addiction, treatment services and recovery

April 2017: MARC Admissions Specialist Caroline Peredes appears on Straight Talk TV to Discuss Admissions Process

MARC Admissions Specialist Caroline Peredes appears on Straight Talk TV to educate parents on the addiction treatment admissions process.

MARC Director Zach Snitzer Interviewed in Jewish Times on Mental Health

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Cofounder and Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was interviewed by the Baltimore Jewish Times as a treatment professional and person in recovery from addiction, discussing mental health issues in recovery from substance abuse.

MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman was interviewed by Baltimore’s Child Magazine

March 2017 – MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman was interviewed by Baltimore’s Child Magazine in the article “Addiction Does Not Discriminate: The Opioid Epidemic is reaching all demographics, including adolescents.

MARC Mike Gimbel Discusses the Heroin Epidemic with Sean O’Brien

March 2017 – MARC Evening Residential Manager Supervisor Sean O’Brien appears on “Straight Talk” television to discuss the current heroin epidemic and his personal journey of addiction recovery.

MARC Alumni Josh G. appears on Straight Talk Television

Feb 2017 – Maryland Addiction Recovery Center alumni Josh G., over 18 months sober, appears on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel” to discuss college drinking and his personal story of addiction and recovery.

MARC featured on PBS & Maryland Public Television

March 2017 – Maryland Addiction Recovery Center and our treatment consultant Mike Gimbel were recently featured on PBS & Maryland Public Television detailing the need for the life-saving opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone and Baltimore’s rise in heroin and opioid addiction

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Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel and Arielle Seidler

Arielle discusses opiate addiction with Mike Gimbel and the epidemic spreading across the United States.

Straight Talk with Corinne Burnett

Corinne Burnett discusses addiction as a family disease and how quality addiction treatment needs to address and treat the entire family unit.

Mike Gimbel Speaks on Addiction

June 2014 – Mike Gimbel shares his knowledge on drug addiction.

Straight Talk with Michael Moshili

June 2016 – Michael appeared on Straight Talk to speak with Mike Gimbel about addiction, recovery and treatment.

Corey Long on Straight Talk

June 2016 – Corey Long is a former MARC patient and current residential staff member. He appeared on Straight Talk with his parents to tell his personal story of addiction and recovery as well as talk some on the current opioid epidemic.

May 2016 – MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was interviewed recently by CBS Baltimore regarding Baltimore Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe and his push to have the NFL allow players to use medical marijuana. Read More

MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman and Residential Manager Corey Long were interviewed by Baltimore’s FOX45 regarding the new partnership with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI)

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Maryland Addiction Recovery Center joins The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI) to Offer Addiction Recovery Services to Participants
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MARC’s Karen Moore Discusses Prescription Drug Crisis on Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel

March 2016: MARC Primary Therapist Karen Moore appears on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel” to discuss the nationwide prescription drug crisis taking place throughout America”

MARC Featured in 2016 edition of “The Associated: Jewish Women”

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MARC Co-Founder/Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was featured in 2016 edition of “The Associated: Jewish Women” (pages 15-17) in the article “Do Tell/Don’t Tell” detailing his personal journey of addiction recovery. The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is Baltimore’s central philanthropic and community-building organization whose mission is to strengthen and nurture Jewish life by engaging and supporting community partners in Greater Baltimore, Israel, and around the world. Article

MARC’s Sabrina N’Diaye on Straight Talk with Mike Gimble

 

September 2015: Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Clinical Director Sabrina N’Diaye appearing on ‘Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel’ to discuss teens and drugs, education, prevention, and treatment approaches.

MARC’s Zach Snitzer on Straight Talk with Mike Gimble

Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer discusses MARC’s new Community Living Treatment program on the “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel” television show.

MARC Celebrates Open House, June 3, 2015

jcs On June 3, 2015 Maryland Addiction Recovery Center welcomed friends, family, colleagues in the mental health and addiction treatment field, community organizations, and local foundations in celebrating the opening of our brand new 9,000 square foot clinical campus space. Over 200 people attended, including representatives from Caron Treatment Centers, Father Martin’s Ashley, Elements Behavioral Health, Mirmont Treatment Center, The Retreat, Lakeview, Beachway Therapy Center, Timberline Knolls, Sovereign Behavioral Health, Baltimore’s Jewish Community Services, NCADD-MD, the Nikki Perlow Foundation, and the Brendan James Huber Foundation. Remarks were given by Peter Bruun of the New Day Campaign, Regional VP of Caron DC from Caron Treatment Centers, Tara Handron, and MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman.

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center announces Sabrina N’Diaye as new Clinical Director

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Maryland Addiction Recovery Center announces open house for new clinical campus set for June 3, 2015

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ABC Baltimore interviews MARC Director of Business Development regarding teens and prescription drug abuse

ABC2MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer discusses prescription drug issues with teens after five Maryland high school students fell ill in school after taking multiple prescription pills.

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MARC Director of Business Development interviewed by NBC about dangerous new substance Palcohol

WBAL TV LogoMARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was interviewed by NBC Baltimore’s WBAL TV, discussing the dangers of the new powdered alcohol substance Palcohol and the voluntary ban of the product of Maryland’s alcohol industry.
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MARC Director of Business Development interviewed for quickanddirtytips.com

QuicknDirtyMaryland Addiction Recovery Center Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was interviewed by Modern Manners Guy for the web site www.quickanddirtytips.com in order to explain for people the best ways to handle certain situations with the recovering addict in your life

MARC Executive Director on CBS Baltimore’s WJZ-TV (February 02, 2015)

ABC2MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman was interviewed by CBS Baltimore’s WJZ-TV, along with new Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Harford County minister Craig McLaughlin, regarding the substance abuse epidemic gripping the state.

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Baltimore’s new Jewish Recovery Network

jcsMaryland Addiction Recovery Center has entered into a partnership with Caron Treatment Centers and Jewish Community Services of Baltimore to create a Jewish Recovery Network for the local area. The first event of this partnership, held on Thursday, December 11th at the Baltimore Jewish Community Center, was a professionals event titled “Breaking the Stigma: Addiction Treatment and Recovery in the Jewish Community” and featured talks by Sam Bierman, Executive Director of MARC, Ike Dweck, founder of Brooklyn IOP program SAFE, Rabbi Lipkser of Caron Treatment Centers and Rabbi Goldberger of Baltimore.

MARC Executive Director on CBS Baltimore’s WJZ-TV

gal_0005_BackgroundMaryland Addiction Recovery Center Executive Director Sam Bierman was interviewed by CBS Baltimore to discuss Michael Phelp’s DUI arrest and the benefits of long term substance abuse treatment.

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MARC supports “An Evening with Earl Hightower” presented by The Nikki Perlow Foundation

On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 The Nikki Perlow Foundation held a special and inspiring event featuring national recovery advocate, speaker, interventionist and clinician Earl Hightower. Maryland Addiction Recovery Center was proud to be a partner organization for this fine event to aid in raising money for young adults in need of addiction treatment, breaking the stigma of addiction and creating a stronger recovery community for Baltimore, MD.

MARC primary therapist Dan Abzug on TV Show “Straight Talk”

maryland addiction recoveryMaryland Addiction Recovery Center therapist Daniel Abzug appears in the television show Straight Talk to discuss the growing epidemic of teen drug abuse and the need for quality teen drug and alcohol treatment in Maryland.

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Partners with Young…

Shitty Meeting PicMaryland Addiction Recovery Center, the authority for comprehensive dual diagnosis addiction treatment in the Maryland area, is proud to announce their partnership with the national organization Young People in Recovery (YPR) and the local YPR-Maryland chapter in order to help create a “recovery ready Maryland.”

Pair Opens ‘Recovery-Based Center to Treat Addictions (Towson Times, April 28th)

580x449When Samuel Bierman and Zachary Snitzer opened Maryland Addiction Recovery Center last January, they’d done their homework. The co-founders knew they wanted to be in Maryland, particularly Baltimore County. But they chose Towson, where their center is located at 110 West Road, for a few reasons.

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Open House, March 21st 2014

Mineta and LogoOn Friday, March 21st, 2014 Maryland Addiction Recovery Center held a successful open house to the local community to introduce them to the innovative brand of comprehensive addiction services offered at MARC. The White House sent Deputy Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) David Mineta to address the attendees and additional remarks were made by MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman. The event was attended by over 100 people, including local addiction treatment professionals, therapists, politicians, community leaders, business owners, family, and friends.

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Owings Mills Life Magazine, May 2014 article

gal_0005_BackgroundMaryland Addiction Recovery Center, a new comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment center located in Towson, is the creation of three close friends — all in recovery from substance abuse — who had a vision to bring an innovative style of addiction treatment to the Baltimore area. This innovative, comprehensive approach to treatment focuses on long-term, sustainable patient outcomes in recovery through a coordinated continuum of care services.
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New Addiction recovery center Opens in Towson

WBAL TV LogoLocal NBC affiliate WBAL TV reporter Kim Dacey came to cover Maryland Addiction Recovery Center before the March 21st open house for a story to run later that day. She interviewed Executive Director Sam Bierman and former Baltimore County drug czar Mike Gimbel, discussing comprehensive drug treatment and the Mental Health & Addiction Treatment parity of the Affordable Care Act.
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MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman appears on TV Show “Straight Talk” with Mike Gimbel

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Executive Director Sam Bierman was featured for the full half hour of February 2014 airings on the television series “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel”. Airing locally on both Fox45 and The CW, this episode of the show discussed the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of mental health and substance abuse benefits, the need for more quality treatment resources in the Maryland area, and the specific adult, adolescent, and family treatment programs offered at Maryland Addiction Recovery Center

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center featured internationally on Belgian TV (Feb. 24, 2014)

De RedactieBelgian TV/Media outlet De Redactie covered the rising heroin epidemic in the United States and interviewed Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Executive Director Sam Bierman in the story. The story will be featured in a later “60 Minutes” style show of the company in the next few weeks as well.
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Jewish Times article “Route to Recovery” featuring Maryland Addiction Recovery Center (Feb. 20, 2014)

Jewish TimesMaryland Addiction Recovery Center founders Aura Arslanian, Sam Bierman and Zach Snitzer were featured in The Jewish Times, discussing their personal history and the mission and philosophies of Maryland’s newest and most innovative drug and alcohol treatment program.

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Maryland Addiction Recovery Center was twice featured on show “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel”

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Maryland Addiction Recovery Center was twice featured on the local Maryland show “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel” that airs on Fox45 and the local CW. One episode featured Clinical Director Stacey Sugar and Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer and aired multiple times in January. The second episode featured Executive Director Sam Bierman and is currently airing throughout February and into March. Videos of both shows will be available on this page shortly.

ABC2 News, WMAR TV Baltimore (February 16, 2014)

ABC2Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Clinical Director Stacey Sugar & MARC Treatment Services Consultant Mike Gimbel are both quotes in an article looking at the movement towards legalizing marijuana and if marijuana is in fact a “gateway” drug.

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Press Release (February 12, 2014)

PRWeb“Maryland Addiction Recovery Center makes Addiction Treatment more Accessible & Affordable for Greater Baltimore Metropolitan Residents through New Company Initiative”

iTV of the United Kingdom (February 4th, 2014)

iTVThe nationwide Fentanyl-laced heroin epidemic sweeping the East Coast made worldwide news, as the United Kingdom’s iTV covered the story and interviewed Maryland Addiction Recovery Center treatment consultant associate Mike Gimbel.
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ABC2 News, WMAR TV Baltimore (February 3rd, 2014)

ABC2Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Executive Director Sam Bierman appeared on ABC Channel 2 News (WMAR-TV), discussing the current nationwide epidemic of Fentanyl-laced heroin overdoses it’s effect on the Baltimore area (37 deaths since September).

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Teen Perspective 2News (January 25, 2014)

Teen2Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Executive Director Sam Bierman was featured on ABC’s “Teen Perspective 2News” program discussing the “Recovery After 3” adolescent treatment IOP program & need for more quality teen drug treatment resources.
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Press Release (January 6, 2014)

PRWeb“New Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center, Maryland Addiction Recovery Center, Opens in Baltimore County, Maryland”

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Zach Snitzer & Stacey Sugar appear on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel” Television Show


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Maryland Addiction Recovery Center was proud to take part in the “Straight Talk” television show, hosted by former Baltimore County drug czar Mike Gimbel. The episode focused on drug addiction and drug treatment and the services MARC is bringing to help drug addiction and treatment in the Baltimore County area and throughout the state of Maryland. The first airing took place on Sunday morning, January 12 on local Fox45 in Baltimore County, with additional airings on both Fox45 & the CW in Baltimore County over the next few weeks. Additional airings will take place in Harford County in late January. Check you local listings and cable providers for correct dates and times. Information on both MARC’s adult and adolescent drug and alcohol treatment services, located in Towson, MD, can be found on the web site and by calling (410) 773-0500.

 


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Maryland Addiction Recovery Center was proud to be part of the television show “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel”, as some of the staff went on the show to tape episodes discussing substance abuse issues, drug and alcohol treatment options, dual diagnosis, family interventions, and many of the services offered at our facility. The episodes will air in January and February on local FOX 45 affiliates in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County. Please stay tuned for airing dates and showtimes, as well as clips from the show that that will be offered here on our web site. (Above: Clinical Director Stacey Sugar talks on set with host Mike Gimbel)