(PRWEB) August 19, 2014
Concerned about the rising number of individuals addicted to opiates in our community and ready to do something about it? Join Beacon of Hope of Walden’s advocacy team in attendance at the Fed Up! Rally in Washington, DC. FedUp! Rally is designed to raise awareness for an immediate, coordinated and comprehensive federal response to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths related to opioids (including heroin) and other prescription drugs.
“We want to help those in Southern Maryland who care deeply about this issue to be a part of this event. Anyone 18 and over who wants to attend and would like to attend with our group can contact us. As long as space is available, we welcome new additions to our group,” explains Laura Webb, Recovery Support Services Director of Walden.
The FedUp! Rally starts at 1 p.m. on the Mall in Washington, DC and continues with a march to the White House at 3 p.m. To read more about the FedUp! Rally itself, go to feduprally.org.
For more information about joining up with the Beacon of Hope of Walden team for this event, please contact Laura Webb at 301-997-1300 x 804 or 301-751-7258. You can also e-mail us at lauraw(at)waldensierra(dot)org.
For over 40 years Walden has offered a comprehensive array of behavioral health treatment, and recovery services to individuals and families throughout the community. These services include crisis intervention, psychiatric and mental health therapy, trauma services related to relationship abuse or sexual assault, drug and alcohol services and community and recovery support services. Walden also operates one of the oldest professionally staffed hotlines in the country.
For more information about how Walden can help, please visit http://www.waldensierra.org, contact the 24-hour crisis hotline at 301-863-6661 anonymously, or call the appointment line at 301-997-1300/888-912-7366. Walden can also be found on Facebook, Twitter and Linked In.