Tag: drug abuse

Seven opioid overdoses, one fatality in Alexandria

By Duncan Agnew | [email protected] Seven opioid overdoses — including one that resulted in a fatality — occurred within a week, the city announced in a...

Our View: Let’s mobilize philanthropic Alexandria to fight the opioid crisis

Alexandria is a city with a long philanthropic track record of responding generously, and swiftly, to need. Numerous local nonprofits support at-risk children, shut-in...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 2: City treatment program faces staffing, funding...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] As Alexandria’s opioid crisis continues to grow, the city’s treatment program – one of four run by local governments in Virginia...

Opioids in Alexandria: A growing problem

Few people or communities remain untouched by the opioid crisis that has seemingly reached its tentacles into every corner of the United States. The stories...