While the state legislature and governor bring more resources to bear on the problem of opioid addiction, a network of private clinics has been popping up around the state, including in Southern Maryland.

One such organization, Project Chesapeake, opened its first clinic in Prince Frederick on Monday, April 17, with plans to open the second Southern Maryland clinic location May 1 in Leonardtown. The Annapolis-based group also is planning a clinic somewhere in Charles County by the end of the year.

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