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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Dwyer sentenced to 60 days for driving impaired, boating under influence

    Dwyer sentenced to 60 days for driving impaired, boating under influence
    When state lawmakers go home for the weekend during the General Assembly session that begins in January, Del. Don Dwyer Jr. won't. He'll go to jail. The Anne Arundel County Republican was sentenced Friday to 60 days in jail, to be served on weekends,...
  • Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job

    Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job
    When Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler arrived at a house party of teenagers in June, he pushed through the crowd, past youngsters dancing on a table and a smattering of red plastic cups. One of the revelers snapped a photo. As the night wore...
  • Anne Arundel collects more than 350 pounds of medicine at drug 'take back' event

    Anne Arundel collects more than 350 pounds of medicine at drug 'take back' event
    Anne Arundel County Police say they took in about 351 pounds of unused medicine during the department’s Prescription Drug Take Back initiative, held Oct. 26. The event was sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Anne Arundel...
  • Columbia Digest

    Teen panel discussion St. John's Catholic Church's Youth Ministry hosts a HC Drug Free Teen 2 Teen at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at 10431 Twin Rivers Road. A panel of teens will describe their experiences with substance abuse and recovery. A drug and...
  • 1,700 pounds of prescription meds collected during Harford Drug Take-Back Day

    1,700 pounds of prescription meds collected during Harford Drug Take-Back Day
    Local, state and federal law enforcement officials took slightly more than 1,700 pounds of unused prescription medications in Harford County Saturday during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Joseph Ryan, manager of Harford County's Office of Drug...
  • Baltimore remembers the lives of its transgender victims

    Baltimore remembers the lives of its transgender victims
    When Kelly Young was killed in East Baltimore in April, the well-liked transgender woman was mourned publicly, with friends and family asking for help bringing her still-unidentified killer to justice. Too often, though, transgender women and men are...
  • Police charge man who barricaded himself in Towson home

    Police charge man who barricaded himself in Towson home
    A man who barricaded himself inside his Towson home Wednesday and fired off several rounds — causing police to shut down streets and placing schools on lockdown — has been charged. Ian M. Goldstein, 35, was charged with two counts of...
  • Towson gynecologist surrenders medical license amid drug investigation

    Towson gynecologist surrenders medical license amid drug investigation
    Towson gynecologist Dr. John Yacoub surrendered his medical license to state regulators Wednesday as he faced allegations of improperly distributing prescription drugs. He was not accused of wrongdoing related to images of patients' genitals found on his...
  • Residents press Arundel school board to consider later high school start times

    Residents press Arundel school board to consider later high school start times
    Annapolis High School student Dajuan Gay left an after-school job early Wednesday so he could petition the Anne Arundel County Board of Education for later school start time. The junior than left the board meeting to resume his regimented daily schedule...
  • Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters

    Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters
    When Latitia Carter and her then-12-year-old son sought temporary housing at Baltimore Outreach Services' emergency shelter in Federal Hill, she wasn't looking for a job — just a roof over her head while she rebounded from a rough spell that...
  • Addicts, like mental patients, often don't realize they are ill [Letter]

    In response to the recent commentary by Drs. John J. Boronow and Steven S. Sharfstein on mental patients who do not realize they are ill, I would also like to point out that this same scenario is evident in substance use disorders ("Close the mental...
  • Everyone deserves a second chance [Commentary]

    Everyone deserves a second chance [Commentary]
    Government shutdown. Hyper-partisanship. Ideological warfare. Gridlock in Congress. While those are four things that too many associate with Washington, the reality is that along the banks of the Potomac, sensible minds from across the political and...