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Chris Herren Shares His Drug Abuse Story at Southern High: ‘I Do It to Prevent One Kid from Using’

Former Boston Celtics basketball player Chris Herren visited with students at Southern High School recently where he delivered a powerful and moving presentation about his life, his career, and the damage done by his own addiction to alcohol and drugs, including heroin. A storied college basketball player, Herren failed drug tests at Boston College and Fresno State. […]

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Police Hold Prescription Pill Take Back on April 26 at Southern District Station in Edgewater

From Anne Arundel County Police: On April 26, 2014, The Anne Arundel County Police Department will again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. This initiative, supervised by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from […]

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County Police Now Being Trained to Use Narcotic/Opioid Antagonist ‘Narcan’

“Naloxone”, commonly referred to as “Narcan” can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose. From Anne Arundel County Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy: During the summer of 2013, the Anne Arundel County Police Department began to observe a noticeable rise in heroin overdoses in the Southern portion of Anne County in areas such as Annapolis, Parole, […]

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FITNESS BLOG: Our Couch to 5K – Week Seven

Here we are in week seven of our Couch to 5K fitness program. Race day is Saturday morning. Best of luck! Week Seven: Monday: 2 mi. walk, 40 min. jog, 5 min walk. Easy pace. Tuesday: Cross training or rest Wednesday: 12 min. jog, 20 min. run, 5 min walk. Moderate pace. Thursday: Cross training […]

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FITNESS BLOG: Our Couch to 5K – Week Six

Here we are in week six of our Couch to 5K fitness program. Week Six: Monday: 5 min. walk, 30 min. jog, 5 min walk. Easy pace. Tuesday: Cross training or rest Wednesday: 5 min. walk, 30 min. jog, 5 min walk. Moderate pace. Thursday: Cross training or rest Friday: Rest Saturday: 10 min. jog, […]

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FITNESS BLOG: Our Couch to 5K – Week Five

Here we are in week five of our Couch to 5K fitness program.       Week Five:   Monday: 8 min. jog, 10 min. run, 5 min walk. Easy pace. Tuesday: Cross training or rest Wednesday: 5 min. walk, 25 min. jog, 5 min walk. Moderate pace. Thursday: Cross training or rest Friday: Rest […]

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