ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Officials have announced the opening of a recovery and academic program for Montgomery County public school students who are recovering from substance use.
A spokesman for Montgomery County Public Schools says the program announced on Tuesday is expected to begin this summer.READ MORE: Holiday Traveling Should Be Done Early As COVID Still Affects Travel Says AAA
It will be based at an adolescent recovery clubhouse that is part of Family Services, Inc. That’s a nonprofit in Gaithersburg that provides health and social services.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration has provided $200,000 to Montgomery County Public Schools to establish the program. It is part of a larger effort by the administration to fight the opioid crisis.READ MORE: Morgan Student Shot During Homecoming Weekend Expected To Make Full Recovery
Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford says he hopes this pilot program can be replicated in other communities.Ravens’ 5-Game Winning Streak Ends Amid Flurry Of Mistakes
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