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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

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 »

Cannabis Brain

Marijuana Users Have Abnormal Brain Structure

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 …

Posted on December 18, 2013 | Continue Reading »

Surviving the Holidays

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 that for people …

Posted on December 6, 2013 | Continue Reading »