drug overdose

January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Training on Administering Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Montgomery County offers free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Residents concerned about a friend or family member can register to attend the training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses. The two-hour training will be offered: Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Department […]

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November 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Training on Administering Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Montgomery County will offer free training on the prescription medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose known as Naloxone. Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction can register to attend the training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses. The two-hour training will be offered: Wednesday, Nov. […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Three Training Sessions in June on Use of Nalaxone

Montgomery County offers free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.  The 2-hour training sessions include instruction to administer Naloxone, tips on overdose prevention, and information on local and national resources. Residents concerned about a friend or relative can register to attend the training. The two-hour training sessions […]

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September 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

International Overdose Awareness Day Held in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

A Ceremony of Remembrance was held at Justice Plaza outside the Montgomery County Circuit Courthouse in Rockville on August 31st for International Overdose Awareness Day. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 27, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo Governor Martin O'Malley

O’Malley Establishes Council to Reduce Overdoses In Maryland

Governor Martin O’Malley announced the formation of the Overdose Prevention Council to counter an increase in the number of overdose deaths in an executive order released on June 27. Under Governor O’Malley’s leadership, the state has added drug and alcohol overdose deaths to the Administration’s 16 strategic goals and is currently working to drive down […]

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