August 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Community, Families Mourn Loved Ones Who Died From Overdose

Last year, 108 Montgomery County residents died from an opioid drug overdose. Families mourned loved ones and urged increased awareness about substance use disorder at an International Overdose Awareness Day Event and candlelight vigil Thursday evening in Rockville. Wendy and Henry Winter lost their son, Seth, on April 29, 2020 after an accidental fentanyl overdose. […]

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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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