Recovery Blog

Opioid Training Mandatory For All Students in Harford Community College

Harford Community College is making big strides against the rising numbers of overdoses in Harford County by making opioid training mandatory for all full time students. The training will consist of classes focused solely on heroin addiction and awareness training. HCC’s policy change comes after record setting overdoses in 2016, and in even more projected...
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Carfentanil Hits Harford County

Recently, carfentanil was found in the body of a fatal overdose victim in Harford County. Carfentanil is an elephant tranquilizer that has been growing in popularity among opioid users. Carfentanil brings an entirely new form of danger into the war on opioids, as it is hundreds of times stronger than heroin.  To put into perspective, it...
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Should Bel-Air Residents Consider Using Marijuana to Treat Opioid Addiction?

There is a new therapy proposed for the fight against heroin and fentanyl addiction – one that is considered controversial. Recently, there are hundreds of patients in the Massachusetts area using marijuana to treat their opioid addiction. Massachusetts, like Maryland, has seen a sharp increase in overdose fatalities from heroin, fentanyl, and prescription medications such as...
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