“That’s the only way I feel that younger people and teenagers are going to get this,” said Rebecca Daniels, a Hadley-Luzerne senior.
“His 21st birthday we actually celebrated at the cemetery because he died less than a month after turning 20.”
As for Karine Montanye, she’s coming up on another milestone and plans to spend it where she’s spends most of them.
Montanye didn’t need to tell the kids that she’ll be visiting her son at the cemetery.
Organizers of the forum want these kids to know that there is help available.
As it stated in The measure would allow addicts to have access to medical marijuana to help cope with detoxing symptoms and possibly kick their addiction.
Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency in response to Maryland’s continuing problems with heroin and opioid addiction.
The proposal was added as an amendment earlier this month after a committee hearing on a broader bill that is aimed at making changes to the state’s medical cannabis program.
“We need to support any and all paths to recovery,” said Lisa Lowe with Heroin Action Coalition of Maryland, an addiction treatment advocacy group.
Kimless told the House Health and Government Operations Committee that she has used medical marijuana to help wean numerous opioid addicts off the drugs they use.
Addiction expert says safe-consumption sites can ease King County heroin crisis
As it stated in So the goal of safe-consumption sites is to keep people safe and offer services that could eventually lead them to recovery.
He points to medication-assisted treatments, getting heroin users on alternative prescribed drugs such as Suboxone.
Last week, state Sen. Mark Miloscia joined The Overcast to argue for his legislation that would ban King County and Seattle from opening safe consumption sites for heroin users.
To Miloscia, R-Federal Way, such sites cross a moral line: he says heroin users should not be abetted by the government and instead should be “stigmatized” until they seek treatment.
An expert on heroin and opioid addiction, Banta-Green was part of the task force that recommended the opening of two safe-consumption sites as part of a broader strategy to fight a crisis that is killing hundreds of people locally each year.
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