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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JUVENILE DRUG COURT: MINIMIZE CONSEQUENCES WITH MAXIMUM EFFORT

In a previous article, I spoke of some of the consequences of involvement in the Juvenile justice system, as well as some of the ways in which your child’s involvement in the Juvenile system will not be as confidential as you might have thought. In this post, I delve into one of the programs offered
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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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