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Officer Richard Closius Miami-Dade Police Department, Florida   Officer Richard Closius has been a member of the Miami-Dade Police Department Impaired Driving Enforcement Squad for 22 years. Rick is also a Drug Recognition Expert, a DRE Instructor, and a Roadside Field Sobriety Instructor. Officer Closius has made approximately 5000 impaired driving arrests and done 840...

The post Officer of the Month – Nov 2020 appeared first on MADD.

“Waymo is committed to improving road safety” Waymo’s Mission – “Waymo’s mission is to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. The Waymo Driver can improve the world’s access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes.” The question is common: If there’s an...

The post Guest Author – Nov 2020 appeared first on MADD.

Jill C. Mason Sacramento, California On April 11, 2004, I was a 26-year-old triathlete, with a master’s degrees, and a career in marketing with an engineering firm in Mountain View, CA. While on a bike ride on Easter Sunday morning, my boyfriend Alan Liu and I were struck from behind by a 69-year-old drunk driver, who was going 55 MPH and had a BAC of...

The post Mission Moment – Nov 2020 appeared first on MADD.

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Montgomery County Collaboration Council is featured in the Montgomery Sentinel's news article about the opioid education and awareness forum held at Damascus Community Recreational Center on April 9 2019.

Damascus Community Forum

Adults and children are invited to attend this event designed to share information about the opioid epidemic and how to prevent opioid misuse and abuse. Learn about the opioid epidemic from the perspectives of medical science, law enforcement, and families affected by this epidemic in our communities.
TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:
The effects of opioids on the brain Signs and symptoms of opioid misuse The Good Samaritan Law
Proper administration of Naloxone (Narcan)

As you prepare for all of the gifts, parties and dinners headed your way this season, here are some ideas for how to decrease stress during the holidays.

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