FIGHT OPIOID ABUSE

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Opioid and Heroin use is a wide spread epidemic.  As a result, multiple agencies and organizations throughout Carroll County are working together to address the issues of drug addiction, prevention and emergency treatment.  As a way to help coordinate efforts, we’re compiling a list of events and links to important local resources.

If your organization would like to be included or if you would like to submit an event please email us at info@carrollmediacenter.org.

IMPORTANT LINKS:

Carroll County Health Department

Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office

Carroll County Youth Services Bureau

Before It’s Too Late

CCPL: Collection on Addiction, Recovery, and Prevention

What About The Kids?

Wednesday, August 22nd from 6 PM - 7:30 PM

A series of four FREE workshops for families and friends affected by addiction, hosted by Carroll County Health Department. Each workshop addresses a different issue commonly faced by people whose loved ones are struggling with addiction. What About The Kids?: The issues of children and caregivers when parents are addicted. For further information and to register please call LuAnn Beck-Day at: 410-876-4449

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Robert D. Kirkland Memorial Classic

Monday, August 27th from 8:30 AM - 1 PM

Rising Above Addiction is partnering with Carroll County Drug Treatment Court Development Fund for the 1st Annual Robert D. Kirkland Memorial Golf Classic.
Proceeds to benefit: Robert D Kirkland Scholarship, Carroll County Drug Treatment Court Development Fund and Rising Above Addiction.

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The Toll of Addiction

Wednesday, September 5th from 6 PM - 7:30 PM

A series of four FREE workshops for families and friends affected by addiction, hosted by Carroll County Health Department. Each workshop addresses a different issue commonly faced by people whose loved ones are struggling with addiction. The Toll of Addiction: Legal and financial issues for families affected by addiction. For further information and to register please call LuAnn Beck-Day at: 410-876-4449

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Free Naloxone Training @ Carroll County Health Department

Wednesday, September 12th from 6 PM - 8 PM

Naloxone is a life-saving drug that can reverse an opioid overdose. This free training gives participants an opportunity to learn what opioids are, how to recognize and respond to an overdose, how to administer intra-nasal Naloxone, how Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law can protect them, and information about resources available in Carroll County. Registered participants who complete the training and demonstrate the skills are eligible to receive a FREE Naloxone kit at the end of the training, through Maryland’s Overdose Response Program. Call the Carroll County Health Department Bureau of Prevention, Wellness, and Recovery at (410) 876-4802 to register or for more information

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