substance use disorder

August 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Overdose Awareness Day Event Commemorates Lives Lost to Substance Use

Residents and families who have lost loved ones to substance use joined the sixth annual International Overdose Awareness Day Event and candlelight vigil at the Memorial Plaza in Rockville. S.O.U.L. (Surviving Our Ultimate Loss) partnered with Montgomery County to host the event Thursday evening. Maryland ranked fourth in the U.S. for overdose deaths last year, […]

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June 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Leaders Celebrate New Treatment Center: ‘This Facility Is Going To Save Lives’

Montgomery County leaders joined a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the new Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville. Under construction since fall 2018, the center offers 64 residential beds for substance use disorder treatment, as well as outpatient treatment services. County Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz said the facility is needed now more than ever. […]

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