Lt Governor Boyd K. Rutherford Announces Maryland Mobile Wellness Initiative in Anne Arundel County Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford joined state and local leaders to announce the Maryland Mobile Wellness Initiative, a mobile health vehicle to support Anne Arundel County’s array of substance use disorder care. The lieutenant governor spoke at a press conference at […]
“A Community Conversation – Calvert County and the Opioid Epidemic” On June 20th the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (CAASA) in partnership with Calvert County Behavioral Health Services, will host “A Community Conversation – Calvert County and the Opioid Epidemic” at the Calvert Marine Museum, Harms Gallery, Solomon’s Maryland, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. […]
Calvert Marine Museum hosted a public forum on June 21, 2017 regarding opioid. The participants filled Harm’s Gallery including grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, friends and personnel from the Calvert County Sheriff’s office as well as available resources. Tables were set up in the main lobby with personnel explaining help and support groups in our county. […]
Lifesaving Overdose Reversal Drug Now More Easily Available in Maryland Pharmacies The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently announced that Dr. Howard Haft, the agency’s Deputy Secretary for Public Health, issued a new statewide standing order that allows pharmacies to dispense naloxone, the non-addictive lifesaving drug that can reverse an opioid overdose, to […]
Calvert County Health Department now Offers Free Overdose Response Training Participants receive an Overdose Rescue Kit that includes naloxone The Calvert County Health Department is now offering free training and naloxone (Narcan) kits that will prepare community members to respond to overdoses from heroin and prescription opioids. Administering naloxone respond to overdoses from heroin and […]
Part I :This is Ginger Rosela, President, Advocates for a Drug Free Calvert County, Director for DHMH Naloxone Curriculum, CAASA board member, advocate and Mom’s story. I am here by default, not desire. I could have lived the rest of my life happily, never knowing the devastating effects of painkillers and heroin. Instead, the photos […]
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