HC DrugFree Updates

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:31am

HC DrugFree Updates

1.  Free Parenting Classes - HC DrugFree and the State's Attorney's Office are offering another series of evidence-based, interactive parenting classes. Provides the families of children age 9-14 with the skills and knowledge to reduce the risk that their children will use drugs. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Oakland Mills Middle School in Columbia. Parents are expected to attend all 4 classes. For more information, contact HC DrugFree's Executive Director, Joan Webb Scornaienchi at Admin@hcdrugfree.org or 443-325-0040. To register, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/March2020oms 

2 . HC DrugFree’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) will meet on Monday, March 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Barn/Teen Center in the Oakland Mills Village Center. TAC meets one Monday evening a month and is open to all Howard County high school students. Community service hours are available for all meetings and events. To access the registration form, please visit http://www.hcdrugfree.org/teen-advisory-council-1. Refreshments provided at meetings, so must RSVP to  Admin@hcdrugfree.org or call 443-325-0040.

3. Senior Week: Staying Safe in Ocean City Program - HC DrugFree, Ocean City Police and Ocean City Beach Patrol will return for this annual program. Held on Monday, March 30 at Atholton High School and Monday, April 27 at Howard High School. Free. Open to the public. Both programs will be at 7:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. This program is for students and parents/adults. For questions, contact  Admin@hcdrugfree.org or call 443-325-0040.

4.  Drive-Thru Medication and Sharps Collection - HC DrugFree's next drive-thru medication and sharps (needles, syringes and EpiPens) collection will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilde Lake Village Center parking lot. Bring all unwanted and expired over-the-counter and prescription medication. Free. Open to the public. No need to get out of your vehicle. Student and adult volunteers welcome. Community service hours available. Medication guarded and transported by the Howard County Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration.