Tag: opioid treatment program

Seven opioid overdoses, one fatality in Alexandria

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com Seven opioid overdoses — including one that resulted in a fatality — occurred within a week, the city announced in a...

Town hall meeting held on local opioid crisis

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com A town hall titled “A community conversation: Heroin & other opioids” took place Feb. 28 at the Minnie Howard Campus...

Alexandria Police Department responds to six overdoses in a week

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com An uptick in overdoses over the span of a week has the Alexandria Police Department concerned. Local law enforcement responded to six...

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 | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As Alexandria’s opioid crisis continues to grow, the city’s treatment program – one of four run by local governments in Virginia...
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