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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Father's Day behind bars

    One photograph shows a beaming father with three children ages 12 to 16. The next frames a proud dad holding a squirming, diapered baby with a 3-year-old next to him. A third reveals a father with tears streaming down his face, embracing two teenagers....
  • Liquor store zoning no answer to abuse

    Liquor store zoning no answer to abuse
    The Sun's recent article on the use of zoning laws to limit liquor stores highlights a complex issue ("Zoning should be used to limit liquor stores, Hopkins study says," April 12). We support a community's right to decide for themselves what type of...
  • Maryland families to get new tool in fight against drug overdoses

    Maryland families to get new tool in fight against drug overdoses
    Linda Fletcher lives in fear of reliving a nightmare: a son dying from a heroin overdose. Her son Kris Klipner succumbed to the drug in 2007. He was 28. Klipner's half-brother battles the same kind of depression as Kris. He suffers the same heroin...
  • Todd Huff has not learned from his mistakes

    Todd Huff has not learned from his mistakes
    I was very much offended by Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff's statement in The Sun, "I have learned from this mistake." Have you? ("Huff pleads guilty to DUI, says he's 'learned from this mistake,'" April 18). Eighteen years ago Mr. Huff pleaded...
  • A sensible policy on pot

    A sensible policy on pot
    Lawmakers in Annapolis rejected a bill this year that would have decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but prosecutors in Baltimore City are already ahead of the curve in treating the offense as a public health issue rather than...
  • White House drug czar emphasizes drug treatment, education

    White House drug czar emphasizes drug treatment, education
    As the federal government shifts its drug control strategy toward drug treatment and education initiatives, the U.S. drug czar said Wednesday at an event in Baltimore that he plans to emphasize the expansion of drug courts to divert nonviolent offenders...
  • Moving beyond gun control

    Moving beyond gun control
    Gun control doesn't stop bombings, and it doesn't prevent violent people from buying nails, BBs or pressure cookers. While I am supportive of gun control — and applaud Maryland for being one of the few states taking a strong stance on gun possession...
  • Former Ravens owner Art Modell would do anything for his family, his team and the NFL

    Former Ravens owner Art Modell would do anything for his family, his team and the NFL
    The new Ravens owner was sitting on stage at the Inner Harbor, and looking quite uncomfortable. On Nov. 6, 1995, Art Modell announced that he was moving the Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore, and while local politicians couldn't hide their enthusiasm,...
  • What the Ravens taught us

    What the Ravens taught us
    It doesn't take a football fan to feel good about the Baltimore Ravens winning the Super Bowl. As thousands gather Tuesday morning for a victory parade through the streets of Charm City, let us take stock of just what an extraordinary moment this is....
  • After 15 years at helm of Notre Dame, Seurkamp to step aside

    After 15 years at helm of Notre Dame, Seurkamp to step aside
    Mary Pat Seurkamp has heard it from any number of students and professors over the years, and she knows exactly what they mean. Because she too felt at home the moment she set foot on the campus of Notre Dame of Maryland University. "You can't put your...
  • Maryland prison program saves money and lives

    Maryland prison program saves money and lives
    We have a great capacity for placing people into categories and minimizing their humanity. One such category is "felons" and another is "drug addicts." We can easily forget that men and women who have been convicted of crimes or are suffering from...
  • Howard County Nonprofit Directory

    Howard County Nonprofit Directory
    Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs. Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational...