Many people chose to serve their communities on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We meet some folks who serve year-round and approach volunteerism in ways you may never have considered.
Maryland’s Anne Arundel County is stepping up its response to the opioid epidemic, with schools, libraries, churches, health centers, emergency responders, courts and grassroots groups all trying to prevent overdoses and expand access to addiction treatment. But the county still saw 146 fatal overdoses in 2018 alone.
In his first Kojo Roadshow, Kojo convened community members to share personal stories and present possible solutions. This is an excerpt of that conversation.
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