February 4, 2023

Awareness Campaign Combats Opioid Abuse

CARE Act

Fighting opioid abuse starts with understanding it, and the Maryland Department of Health has announced an Awareness Campaign that aims to educate the public on this crisis.

Opioid Learning Series Continues in March

Public Safety

Several organizations will present a six-part series of events focusing on the opioid epidemic. Known as the Opioid Learning Series, sponsors for the series include the St. Mary’s County Health Department, St. Mary’s County Library, Walden Behavioral Health, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

Hoyer Hosts Discussion on Opioid Epidemic

opioid epidemic

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer invited US Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams to Southern Maryland on Nov. 27, 2017, to talk about the opioid epidemic in Maryland’s Fifth District.

Doctors, Officials Work to Curb Opioid Epidemic

opioid epidemic

It’s easy to forget that tragedy can strike in beautiful St. Mary’s County. However, the country’s opioid epidemic has spread everywhere, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is doing what it can to help.