Fight Opioid Abuse
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Opioid and Heroin use is a widespread 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 email@example.com.
Robert D. Kirkland Memorial Golf Classic
Monday, August 19th 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Links at Chaladon, 6166 Challedon Cir, Mount Airy, Maryland
Rising Above Addiction is partnering with Carroll County Drug Treatment Court Development Fund for the 2nd 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.
Robert Kirkland passed away on March 15, 2017. He was a court liaison for Mountain Manor Treatment Center and respected member of the community. He was known as, “someone who never gave up on a person and someone who went above and beyond to help those who needed it get treatment for substance abuse.”
We are privileged to host this golf tournament in his honor!
“The mission of the Carroll County Adult Drug Treatment Court is to reduce dependency through effective allocation of community resources to an intensive, court-supervised program that combines treatment with individualized services to eligible offenders.”
International Overdose Awareness Day
Saturday, August 31, 2019
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.
Thousands of people die each year from drug overdose. They come from all walks of life.
International Overdose Awareness Day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.
Heroin Still Kills - Free Movie
Monday, September 9th from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Carroll Branch Library
2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, Maryland
The Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club, the State's Attorney's Office, and County Health Department has organized a free viewing of the new Heroin Still Kills film at the North Carroll Library with some special guests to take questions.
4th annual Freedom 5K
Saturday, November 9th at 9:00 am
Penguin Random House
Hahn Road, Westminster, Maryland
7:30- 8:30 a.m. Parking and T-shirt pick up at Penguin Random House, Hahn Road, Westminster
Shuttle provided to the race starting line between 7:30- 8:45 a.m.
Pre-race entertainment and refreshments 7:45- 9:00 a.m.
Opening Ceremonies 9:15 a.m.
RACE Starts 9:30 a.m.
Entertainment and Post Race Refreshments 10:15- 11:30
Awards Ceremony 11:30