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Opioids now kill more people than breast cancer

More than 63,600 lives were lost to drug overdose in 2016, the most lethal year yet of the drug overdose epidemic, according to a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More

Posted on January 2, 2018 | Continue Reading »


Wells House, Inc is now CARF Accredited!

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 …

Posted on August 5, 2016 | Continue Reading »

Classmates 4 Life

Sponsors of the 2016 Classmates for Life Project

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 submitted …

Posted on August 5, 2016 | Continue Reading »

Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drug Overdose

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 …

Posted on July 10, 2014 | Continue Reading »

Bikers Against Heroin

Bikers Against Heroin

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 …

Posted on May 2, 2014 | Continue Reading »


Heroin Use on the Rise in Hagerstown

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 …

Posted on April 2, 2014 | Continue Reading »