Vaping Marijuana By Teens Doubles In Last Seven Years, With Potentially Harmful Consequences, Study SaysMarijuana vaping by school-aged youth doubled between 2013 and 2020, a new study found, with reported use within the last 30 days rising seven-fold during the same time period.
Man Gets 3 Years For Pushing Pain Pills At Maryland ClinicA physician’s assistant at a pain management clinic in Maryland has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for pushing highly addictive opioid medication in a case linked to a bribery and kickback scheme that helped fuel the country’s opioid crisis, officials said Thursday.
Maryland-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Offering Scholarship For African Americans Struggling With AddictionA Maryland-based substance abuse and mental health treatment provider is now offering a special scholarship for those struggling with addiction.
COVID-19 Pandemic Poses Challenges For Those In Recovery Trying To Stay SoberResearch shows more than 20 million Americans are battling a substance abuse problem, and for those in recovery right now, the novel coronavirus has presented new challenges to stay sober.
With An Increase Of Fentanyl On Streets, Opioid Treatment Van Helps Addicts RecoverParked outside Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center, the opioid treatment van is open Monday through Friday and serves the recently released inmates and anyone else who needs help handling their drug addiction.
Maryland Democrats Announce Over $1M To Prevent Opioid Abuse In MarylandThree Maryland Democrats announced Monday that over $1 million in federal funding will be provided to prevent opioid misuse in rural communities throughout Maryland.
Harford County Overdose Deaths Down As Officials Continue Education EffortsSeptember is National Recovery Month, and Harford County is looking to raise awareness about drug and alcohol addiction and how those who are struggling can get help.
Helping Up Mission To Open New Facility For Women, Children Struggling With Homelessness, AddictionThe Helping Up Mission has opened an oasis at its E. Chase Street facility.
Award-Winning Play Returns To Harford County, Sheds Light On Heroin AddictionThe award-winning play "Addiction" returned to Harford County to place a spotlight on the community's heroin epidemic.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
University Of Maryland Medical System Holding Addiction DiscussionWith the death toll ticking upward, health care professionals want to talk about curing Maryland's drug problem.
Maryland Rolling Out 2 Initiatives To Fight Opioid AddictionThe Maryland Medicaid Program is rolling out two initiatives aimed at fighting the opioid crisis.
Few Opioid-Addicted Youth Get Standard Treatment MedicationOnly 1 in 4 teens and young adults with opioid addiction receive recommended treatment medication despite having good health insurance, according to a study that suggests doctors are not keeping up with the needs of youth caught up in the worst addiction crisis in U.S. history.
Has Boom In Gaming Industry Increased Gambling Addiction?A new study will be looking into the booming casino business and the impact is has on people living in Maryland.
Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow To Sing At D.C. Rally On AddictionSteven Tyler, Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh from the Eagles will perform in a concert being planned for the National Mall in October to draw attention to the problem of addiction.