Just Breathe: the ABCs of Trauma-Informed Care

Just Breathe: the ABCs of Trauma-Informed Care

Baltimore Clayworks
January 20, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00pm

What exactly is trauma, and what is trauma-informed care? This event breaks it down with a combination of personal anecdote and expert information: what are common personal and environmental risks for trauma, what does trauma do to the brain, how…

Candle Light: Tattoos, Quilts & Instagrams

Candle Light: Tattoos, Quilts & Instagrams

Center for Urban Families
January 25, 2017, 5:00 - 7:30pm

Giving form to our mental illness and substance use pains, challenges, and transcendence. The power of molding our stories into tangible form, to share or at least put out into the world: nothing says “we are not alone” so effectively. Please…

Turbulent Waters: A Rising Tide

Turbulent Waters: A Rising Tide

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
January 26, 2017, 5:30 - 7:30pm

A recent study found death from suicide has surpassed death from traffic accidents for the first time ever in young people age 10-14; schools are seeing an increased need for mental health support and services; and more. Young people face increasing…

Addiction Now: Opioid, Opioid, Opioid

Addiction Now: Opioid, Opioid, Opioid

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
January 31, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00pm

2017 is a year the New Day Campaign in partnership with others explore matters related to addiction in a variety of ways. We begin by taking a look at the current opioid crisis: what is it, why are we in it, and what can be done and is being done?…

An Evening of Celebration

An Evening of Celebration

The Institute for Integrative Health
February 9, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00pm

Please join us as we welcome Lea Gilmore, our new and first-ever Executive Director; pay tribute to Peter Bruun, New Day Campaign's Founder; announce our plans for the future; and more. 2017 offers plenty to celebrate at the New Day Campaign and we…

Alcohol Addiction Today: The Myth

Alcohol Addiction Today: The Myth

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Feinstone Hall
February 21, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30pm

What is under-known and misunderstood about alcoholism and substance use disorder, featuring Emma Beth McGinty, Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and student leaders of FARA and MHSG in an interactive exchange…

Addiction Now: Living Well With S.U.D.

Addiction Now: Living Well With S.U.D.

Sheppard Pratt Conference Center
March 11, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00pm

Substance Use Disorder (commonly referred to as addiction) is a chronic, recurring lifetime disease--and the good news is it can be managed, just as diabetes or other chronic conditions can. Join us for artistic testimony and conversation with…

Just Breathe: Transcending Rape Culture

Just Breathe: Transcending Rape Culture

The Institute for Integrative Health
March 15, 2017, 5:00 - 7:30pm

There is a cultural awakening around the extraordinary commonness of sexual and domestic violence--traumatic experiences so often buried deeply at the root of mental illness or substance use. What are we learning, how are our attitudes changing, and…

Candle Light: Hearts Undone

Candle Light: Hearts Undone

Church of the Redeemer
March 16, 2017, 6:00 - 8:30pm

When our hearts are undone as we encounter mental illness and addiction, it can be hard to cope. Where to find the light? How to find the hope? With this event, we explore the efficacy of combining excellent therapeutic care with the transcendent…

Turbulent Waters: Our College Life

Turbulent Waters: Our College Life

Coppin State University, Science & Tech Center Atrium
March 28, 2017, 6:30 - 8:00pm

What happens to young adults as they navigate the world without a map? Unprepared for the challenges ahead of them, college students are feeling the pressures of life and not knowing how to deal with it. Mental health issues and substance use rise,…

Alcohol Addiction Today: The Problem

Alcohol Addiction Today: The Problem

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Feinstone Hall
April 5, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30pm

An exploration of the stigma associated with alcoholism and substance use, and the challenge of binge drinking on college campuses. Speakers include New Day Campaign Founder, Peter Bruun, on the topic of stigma and its ill effects, and others on…

Alcohol Addiction Today: The Solution

Alcohol Addiction Today: The Solution

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Feinstone Hall
May 2, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30pm

The need to increase access to treatment and treatment modalities, and the importance of community organizing around receiving services. Featured speaker is Vincent DeMarco, President of Health Care for All, and others on solutions that work. This…

Addiction Now: Safe Injection Facilities

Addiction Now: Safe Injection Facilities

Maryland Art Place
May 18, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Join us as we consider the value of introducing safe injection facilities as a public health strategy. Get educated about “harm reduction” as an approach to substance use, how it fits into the larger landscape of substance use prevention and…

New Day Campaign Founders' Circle

The Founders' Circle is the fundraising campaign to secure the future of the New Day Campaign. Donors are individuals, organizations, institutions, and foundations dedicated to providing the financial support needed to make the New Day Campaign a permanent organization. Make your donations before June 30, 2017! Join the Circle - Learn More Here