Tag: opioid crisis

Friends of Guest House expands

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] One Friday night in 2005, Terry Garrett decided she had had enough. She was in the midst of her second stint with...

City files lawsuit against opioid industry

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The City of Alexandria filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers for their role in creating...

Alexandria Police Department responds to six overdoses in a week

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] An uptick in overdoses over the span of a week has the Alexandria Police Department concerned. Local law enforcement responded to six...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 1: Two-year surge has city responders working...

By James Cullum | [email protected] Alexandria is feeling the potent effects of the national opioid epidemic, with a sharp increase in the past two years...