With the motive of creating a change within the stigmatized sub-culture of recovery are two best friends, Sam Bierman and Zach Snitzer.
Dr. Jennifer Richards, MARC Clinical Director, was featured in the Baltimore’s Fox 45 news report “Mommy’s Little Secret” discussing the challenges mothers have dealing with substance use disorder and alcoholism
MARC Co-Founder Zach Snitzer was featured in the Baltimore Sun’s special Thanksgiving story ‘The Benefits of Gratitude: Meet 5 Baltimoreans who make giving thanks a year-round priority
Partial Hospitalization Program bridges gap between outpatient and inpatient services for greater recovery success.
MARC has been featured in Mom Blog Society, in an article discussing the role of parents in a child’s addiction.
MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman participates in the Westminster Elks Club- Drug Awareness Speaker Series Professional Panel
Addiction Professional covers new signs erected in Baltimore County, MD to bring awareness to addiction and overdoses
Baltimore County unveils signs to track opioid overdoses and deaths
MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman honored as a Baltimore Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2019
MARC Co-Founder was interviewed with Alex Denstman of Ashley Addiction Treatment and Tom Walker of Encore Recovery, after their presentation at the NCAD-East Conference in Baltimore.
MARC Executive Director Sam Bierman was mentioned in interventionist Louise Stanger’s Thrive Global article, for his talk during Recovery Awareness Day on July 26th in Charlotte, North Carolina.
MARC Co-Founder Zach Snitzer contributes to the Cosmopolitan piece “Your Non-Scary Guide to Going to Rehab”
MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was interviewed by The Fix’s Amy Dresner for the article “Relapse for Cash: How Patient Brokers and Unscrupulous Rehabs Prey on Addicts Looking for Help”
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Executive Director Sam Bierman was interviewed in a new report by Newsy exposing the predatory practice of patient brokering within the addiction treatment industry, and discussed what measures can be done to stop the unethical, unscrupulous, and often illegal body brokering practices of many rehabs.
MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer joined Nick Jaworski on the Executive Recovery podcast for the episode “Building a Center: How to do it right
Josh and Elyse Buchbinder of B-Strong Athletics LLC, the partner organization of Maryland Addiction Recovery Center that supports patients with implementing fitness and nutrition goals, appeared on “Straight Talk” television to discuss the importance of fitness, nutrition and incorporating a healthy lifestyle into early recovery from addiction.”
MARC Co-Founder Zach Snitzer was interviewed by Baltimore’s Jewish Times regarding spiritual parallels between the 12 Steps in fellowships like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous and the upcoming Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.
Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies named Maryland Addiction Recovery Center #1708 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list.
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center was mentioned in the August 14th edition of the Baltimore Post Examiner for the work the organization is doing to combat the opioid crisis and overall addiction epidemic throughout Maryland and nationwide.
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center co-founders Sam Bierman and Zach Snitzer were featured in the July 2018 issue of Baltimore Magazine, detailing the background, mission, vision and philosophy of the company.
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center alumni Olivia H. and her parents discuss Olivia’s past struggles with addiction, treatment experience at MARC and ongoing journey of recovery on the television show “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel”
MARC Co-Founder Zach Snitzer was featured in The Daily Record’s opioid crisis special edition, discussing the vital need for oversight and regulations within the addiction treatment industry.
MARC Co-Founder Zach Snitzer was a special guest at the “Baltimore: Standing Together” opioid epidemic town hall at University of Baltimore, discussing breaking the stigma of addiction and the need for comprehensive long-term addiction treatment services
National site Chamber of Commerce recently featured MARC as an example of startup success in the healthcare industry.
MARC Alumni Jenny P. went on the television show “Straight Talk” and shared with Mike Gimbel her personal story and family history of addiction, her treatment experience at Maryland Addiction Recovery Center, and her journey into two years of recovery.
MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer joins Tammy Lofink, Founder of nonprofit Rising Above Addiction, on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel.” Tammy’s son Rob passed away from an overdose and Tammy in turn has used that experience to help other families dealing with addiction.
MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer joined Dan Sevigny of Recovery X podcast to discuss numerous issues taking place within the addiction treatment field.
MARC Primary Therapist Tyler Howard, LGSW, went on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel” to discuss addiction within the LGTBQ community.
Karen Moore discusses impact of addiction on families on Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel.
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center co-hosts a community forum in Carroll County, Maryland on Wednesday, January 10th in partnership Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church and Rising Above Addiction
MARC’s Executive Director appeared with the Maryland Lt. Governor discussing actions the state is taking to tackle to current addiction epidemic and what ideal treatment solutions should look like.
MARC Director of Admissions Dawn Jennings joined Mike Gimbel on Straight Talk television to discuss the admissions process for someone searching for treatment, the crisis that families often face in the beginning of the school year for their young adult loved ones and what patients and families should expect when calling an addiction treatment facility for help.
MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer was interviewed by Spookydigital.com regarding unethical practices within the addiction treatment industry and ways that rehabs should be ethically marketing their services to the consume
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
Sept. 25, 2017: Maryland Addiction Recovery Center receives national accreditation from The Joint Commission (JCAHO)
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
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
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”
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
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
MARC Alumni Coordinator Colleen Waterfield tells her story as a woman in recovery from addiction on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel”
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
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
MARC Admissions Specialist Caroline Peredes appears on Straight Talk TV to educate parents on the addiction treatment admissions process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Arielle discusses opiate addiction with Mike Gimbel and the epidemic spreading across the United States.
Corinne Burnett discusses addiction as a family disease and how quality addiction treatment needs to address and treat the entire family unit.
June 2014 – Mike Gimbel shares his knowledge on drug addiction.
June 2016 – Michael appeared on Straight Talk to speak with Mike Gimbel about addiction, recovery and treatment.
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.
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center joins The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI) to Offer Addiction Recovery Services to Participants
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 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
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.
Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer discusses MARC’s new Community Living Treatment program on the “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel” television show.
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.
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MARC 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.
MARC 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.
Maryland 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 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.
Maryland 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.
Maryland 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.
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.
Maryland 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, 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.”
When 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.
On 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.
Maryland 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.
Local 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.
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
Belgian 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.
Maryland 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.
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.
Maryland 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.
The 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.
Maryland 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).
Maryland 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.
“New Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center, Maryland Addiction Recovery Center, Opens in Baltimore County, Maryland”
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.