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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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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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Heroin Addiction Treatment (VIDEO)

photo of Erika Robbins, addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville

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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Medicine Helps Heroin Patients from Relapse During Recovery (VIDEO)

photo of Erika Robbins, addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville

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

photo of Debra Lezama, clinical coordinator at Avery Road Treatment Center

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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Treatment Program for Young Adults (VIDEO)

photo of Debra Lezama, clinical coordinator at Avery Road Treatment Center

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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Young Adults at the Avery Road Treatment Center (VIDEO)

photo of Erika Robbins, addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville

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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Heroin-Related Deaths in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

photo of Debra Lezama, clinical coordinator at Avery Road Treatment Center

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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Addiction is A Chronic Disease (VIDEO)

photo of Erika Robbins, addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville

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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Addiction is a Chronic Disease: “This Doesn’t Have to Kill You” (VIDEO)

photo of Debra Lezama, clinical coordinator at Avery Road Treatment Center

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama of the Avery Road Treatment Center explains that addiction is a chronic disease and she says that is something that young people don’t want to hear. Watch more of our coverage on the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County below: Related:

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