ACPD Participation in Operation "Save a Life through CAST"
Published on March 01, 2016
— On Wednesday, February 24th
, the Arlington County Police Department, in conjunction with law enforcement partners from around the region participated in an innovative operation aimed at curbing distribution and/or possession of heroin. During this initiative, dubbed "Operation Save a Life Through CAST (Chiefs and Sheriffs Together)," a variety of enforcement and education actions were taken by departments across the region.
In Arlington County, officers focused on the education and awareness components of heroin use and addiction. Heroin addiction is a growing epidemic that is ruining lives and destroying families. As such, the Arlington County Police Department strongly encourages substances users and their family members to seek assistance. The following treatment facilities are located in Arlington County:Arlington County, Department of Human Services
2120 Washington Blvd. 4th
Floor, Arlington, Va. 22204
General phone number; 703-228-4900
Abuser Intervention Program; 703-228-0901
TTY number; 703-228-5242
Services offered: Inpatient treatment, Outpatient, Residential, Individual and Group therapy, Social Detoxification, Narcotics treatment (methadone detoxification and maintenance), jail based programs and substance abuse education programs. *All services available in both English and Spanish*Virginia Hospital Center (VHC), Recovery & WellnessInpatient Services Outpatient Services
1701 N. George Mason Drive — 2 West 601 S. Carlin Springs Rd.
Arlington, Va. 22205 Arlington, Va. 22204
703-558-8662 703-558-6750Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic
200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 703
Arlington, Va. 22203
703-841-0703 ext.1 or 866-888-0821www.phoenixhouse.org
Services offered: Residential Programs, Adolescent residential programs, gender specific programming (including those who are pregnant or are bringing up a child up to five years of age) and Outpatient programs. Weekly educational series on how to support yourself and your loved one in treatment and recovery also available. **Bilingual Spanish programs available**