ANNAPOLIS — State officials say they plan to pump more money into drug prevention, treatment and interdiction as part of an effort to deal with the state’s heroin problem. The recommendations are part of an interim report released Tuesday from ...Read More »
Drug Treatment Court participants in Baltimore city received a potentially life-saving training in a matter of minutes Thursday morning as a part of a new program from the health department targeting people most at risk for an opioid overdose. “We’re ...Read More »
Fighting Baltimore’s heroin epidemic will require expanding access to treatment, including making sure addiction resources are available 24 hours per day, city officials say. That means creating specialized emergency room that caters specifically to patients with substance abuse and mental-health ...Read More »
DENTON — Twenty-five people have been sentenced for their involvement in a heroin distribution ring in Caroline County, including the kingpin. Caroline County State’s Attorney Jonathan Newell on Monday announced the sentences of the co-defendants, who were indicted last summer. ...
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After almost 20 years dealing with convicts, Major Craig Rowe could see the trend. “The majority of our crimes in Washington County are either directly related to or a byproduct of addiction, [whether] crime directly related to the heroin or ...Read More »