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Wells House, Inc is now CARF Accredited!

Posted on:Friday, August 5th, 2016 @ 4:17 pm

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We are please to announce that earlier this year we were awarded CARF accreditation. We would like to share some excerpts from our letter of accreditation…. It is my pleasure to inform you that Wells House, Inc. has been issued CARF accreditation based on it’s recent survey.The Three-Year Accreditation applies to the following program(s): Community …

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Sponsors of the 2016 Classmates for Life Project

Posted on:Friday, August 5th, 2016 @ 1:32 pm

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  Wells House and Wells House@Gale Recovery were proud to sponsor the 2016 Classmates for Life Project presented by the FCPS in conjunction with the Maryland International Film Festival held in Hagerstown, Md. This FCPS project was targeted to raise awareness of the issues surrounding substance abuse to the students of Frederick County.  100+, 90 second videos were …

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Join us in Providing the Solution!

Posted on:Friday, August 5th, 2016 @ 12:05 pm

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Be part of the solution! We need your help to continue the very important work we have been doing for our community since 1976. All donations will go directly to assisting us in our increased efforts to educate local students about the dangers of substance abuse, bring awareness of our local substance abuse issues “Problems …

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Prescription Drug Overdose

Posted on:Thursday, July 10th, 2014 @ 12:20 pm

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Prescription drug overdose has become the leading cause of injury death in the United States. Everyday 113 people die as a result of drug overdose and 6,748 people are treated in the ER for misuse or abuse of prescription drugs. An astonishing 9 out of 10 poisoning deaths are caused by prescription drugs. Rx drug …

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Bikers Against Heroin

Posted on:Friday, May 2nd, 2014 @ 9:19 am

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Bikers Against Heroin will be hosting a fundraiser this weekend May 3, 2014 at Lewistown VFW to raise money to help with the fight against heroin addiction. Heroin is a growing concern in the area and the Wells House, Bikers Against Heroin and many other organizations like us have been working hard to save the …

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Heroin Use on the Rise in Hagerstown

Posted on:Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 @ 12:02 pm

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Heroin and heroin/fentanyl use is on the rise all around the country, especially in Hagerstown Maryland. There has been 37 deaths in Maryland this year alone and that number is expected to rise exponentially come the summer months along with the number of violent crimes. Talk to your loved ones and if you feel you …

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Newest Most Deadly Drug Krokodil (Zombie Drug)

Posted on:Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 @ 3:38 pm

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Krokodil is the newest most deadly drug trend that has just recently entered the borders of the United States. The drug was first discovered in Russia in 2002 and just recently (September 2013) surfaced in the US (Arizona, Illinois, Ohio, Oklahoma) and Canada. The life of a desomorphine addict is much shorter than any other …

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Marijuana Users Have Abnormal Brain Structure

Posted on:Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 @ 4:00 pm

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Heavy Marijuana Users Have Abnormal Brain Structure, Poor Memory Dec. 16, 2013 — Teens who were heavy marijuana users — smoking it daily for about three years — had abnormal changes in their brain structures related to working memory and performed poorly on memory tasks, reports a new Northwestern Medicine® study. A poor working memory …

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Surviving the Holidays

Posted on:Friday, December 6th, 2013 @ 8:21 am

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Surviving the Holidays For most people, the holiday season – which includes Thanksgiving to the New Year celebration – is a special time of joy and celebration.  We have a chance to give our thanks and to welcome in a new year with all the hope and promise it brings. Yet, we must never forget …

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Bikers Razin’ Hell Against Heroin Fundraiser Ride

Posted on:Thursday, August 8th, 2013 @ 1:12 pm

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