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September 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for Sept. 26 (VIDEO)

On Saturday, September 26  Montgomery County law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will give residents an opportunity to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your unused medications for disposal to any one of the drop-off locations […]

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June 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

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McCarthy Pushing for State Funds for Heroin Addiction Treatment (VIDEO)

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy talks about the effort to get more state funding for heroin addiction treatment in Montgomery County.   Related:

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March 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Phil Andrews: Heroin Overdoses Could Double Last Year’s Numbers (VIDEO)

As the use of heroin increases statewide, Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives with the Office of the State’s Attorney, talks about the epidemic.

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February 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Heroin Addiction Treatment (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, an addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center said many of her patients have overdosed more than once before seeking treatment. Take a look: For more coverage of the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, see below: Related:

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February 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Medicine Helps Heroin Patients from Relapse During Recovery (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, an addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center explains how heroin patients are treated to prevent relapsing. Take a look: You can find more coverage about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, below: Related:

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January 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Treatment Center Staff Sees Steady Admissions Because of Heroin Epidemic (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama describes the heroin addicted patients she is seeing at the Avery Road Treatment Center. Take a look:   Related:

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January 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Treatment Program for Young Adults (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama of the Avery Road Treatment Center talks about a new program aimed at helping young people with recovery. Take a look: For more coverage of the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, see below: Related:

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January 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Young Adults at the Avery Road Treatment Center (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Addiction Counselor Erika Robbins said she sees a lot of young adults at the Avery Road Treatment Center. See our reports below, for more on the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. Related:

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January 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Heroin-Related Deaths in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama of the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville said there needs to be more conversations about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. Take a look: See more stories about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, below: Related: 

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January 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Addiction is A Chronic Disease (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Addiction Counselor Erika Robbins talks about the success stories she sees at the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville. See more of our coverage about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, below: Related:

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