opioid addiction

February 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Mobile Trailer Shows Warning Signs, Hiding Spots for Opioid Addiction

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) introduced the Community Opioid Prevention Education (COPE) trailer Monday following a press conference.  The mobile trailer is made to look like a bedroom and bathroom on the inside. Throughout the COPE trailer are warning signs of opioid addiction, like paraphernalia and makeshift hiding spots for substances.   Capt. Dave McBain, […]

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October 30, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Special Guest Announced for DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading

Her poems about the tragic realities of life – gun violence and opioid addiction – have won her international acclaim, and yet this award-winning poet, Lydia Wei is still in high school.  Wei, a senior at Richard Montgomery County High School, is a special guest at DiVerse Gaithersburg on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m., at […]

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