The Opioid Epidemic—a Personal Connection – Governor Hogan allocates $3 million to combat heroin addiction

  Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has allocated $3 million in additional state funds in an effort to battle heroin addiction.  The state’s Heroin & Opioid Emergency Task Force recommended two programs which will benefit from this funding.  Heroin coordinator positions will be established in 18 law enforcement agencies throughout the state.  These coordinators will make
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VETERAN’S COURT – Going the extra mile for Maryland’s veterans

This is a true story.  After tours in Iraq and Afganistan, the marine came home.  Immediately he was overwhelmed with symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  The squeaky-clean soldier found relief in prescription painkillers.  Addiction to painkillers drove him to injecting heroin.  His marriage broke up and his family disowned him.  He lost his job and
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Opiate Addiction: It’s Called an Epidemic for a Reason

–Don’t be the next victim Thousands of people throughout the State die every year from opiate overdoses. In Washington County alone there have been 20 heroin overdoses since the beginning of February.  The proximity of Washington County to the “Heroin Highway”(Interstate 70 from Baltimore to Interstate 81) results in greater dangers to our county.  Governor
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