Nov
6
5:30 PM17:30

HC DrugFree Teen Advisory Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP to Admin@hcdrugfree.org or 443-325-0040 required so pizza can be ordered for participants.

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Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Medication and "Sharps" Collection - Take Back Day

Join your friends at HC DrugFree's quick and convenient drive-thru collection of unwanted or expired medication and sharps (needles, syringes, and EpiPens)!

No need to get out of your car. Just look for the teens in bright green shirts holding the signs and directing traffic around the parking lot. 

Where: Wilde Lake Village Center parking lot near the UPS Store, Slayton House and the Swim Club. 

Questions: See our Drug Take Back page or contact our office

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Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Teen Health Summit for 10th to 12th Graders

HC DrugFree is pleased to partner with the Howard County Health Department, the Howard County Public School System, the Howard County Department of Community Resources, and Howard Community College to present a FREE Teen Summit.

Real questions and real answers! Come learn about substance use, life decisions, healthy social media use, stress management and more.

The summit is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Health Sciences Building at the Howard Community College with registration from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Lunch provided so you need to register at https://2017teenhlthsummit.eventbrite.com or call 410-313-7569.

Service hours available. Gift card raffle. 

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Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Not My Child...Yes, Your Child

Not My Child…Yes, Your Child will be presented by HC DrugFree in partnership with the Marriotts Ridge High School PTSA and Mount View Middle School PTA. This program will be held on Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 pm in the Marriotts Ridge High School auditorium. Free and open to the public.

WANTED: High school and middle school parents (grandparents, aunts/uncles, and any adult working with teens) who think their children will never get involved with drugs and those parents who are already suspicious or dealing with a child’s experimentation!

Adults are strongly encouraged to attend this event to learn more about the drugs used and abused in Howard County, what we all need to know and do about the rise in overdose deaths happening here, how parents and the community can better arm ourselves to help our children (whether pre-teens, teens or adults), and more.

Come get your questions answered. For more information, contact HC DrugFree at 443-325-0040 or Admin@hcdrugfree.org.

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Aug
31
5:30 PM17:30

International Overdose Awareness Day - Local Event

Are you FedUp! about the opioid epidemic? If so, let's stand together in Howard County on this international day of awareness.

Please stop by HC DrugFree's table to talk with us! We will be participating in the candle light vigil and recovery celebration to be held at St. John's Episcopal Church, 9120 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. Resource tables will be available 5:30 to 7:00 and the program will begin at 7:00 p.m. Local event sponsored by James Place and the Howard County Health Department.

Remember to bring a blanket to sit on the lawn!

 

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Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Medication and "Sharps" Take Back Day

Join your friends at HC DrugFree's quick and convenient drive-thru collection of medication and sharps (needles, syringes, and EpiPens)! No need to get out of your car. Just look for the teens in bright green shirts holding the signs and directing traffic around the parking lot. 

Where: Wilde Lake Village Center parking lot near the UPS Store and Slayton House. 

Questions: See our Drug Take Back page or contact our office

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Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Not My Child Program...Yes, Your Child

HC DrugFree is partnering with River Hill High School PTSA to present Not My Child...Yes, Your Child. All parents, grandparents, coaches, educators, and other adults are strongly encouraged to attend to learn more about the drugs abused in Howard County, what we all need to know and do about the rise in overdose deaths happening here, how parents and the community can better arm ourselves to help our children (whether pre-teens or adult children), and much more.

Speakers: Representatives from HC DrugFree, the Howard County State's Attorney's Office, the Howard County Police, a Howard County parent and others.

Event is FREE and open to the public.

 

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Apr
3
5:30 PM17:30

Teen Advisory Council Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP required so pizza can be ordered for participants.

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Mar
29
7:00 PM19:00

Senior Week: Staying Safe in Ocean City

THIS EVENT IS TENTATIVE. We must confirm OCPD availability closer to event date. Please return to this calendar to confirm.

If your high school senior is going to Beach Week (or to the beach anytime), then be sure to join HC DrugFree, Ocean City Police and Ocean City Beach Patrol to hear tips for keeping your teen safe while in the water, on the beach, and in the community. Great tips that you and your teen will NOT want to miss. This annual program educates hundreds per year and parents return year after year as their children prepare to celebrate in OC. Parents (and grandparents) please bring your teen to hear this information! 

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Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

Senior Week: Staying Safe in Ocean City

THIS EVENT IS TENTATIVE. We must confirm OCPD availability closer to event date. Please return to this calendar to confirm.

If your high school senior is going to Beach Week (or to the beach anytime), then be sure to join HC DrugFree, Ocean City Police and Ocean City Beach Patrol to hear tips for keeping your teen safe while in the water, on the beach, and in the community. Great tips that you and your teen will NOT want to miss. This annual program educates hundreds per year and parents return year after year as their children prepare to celebrate in OC. Parents (and grandparents) please bring your teen to hear this information! 

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Mar
13
5:30 PM17:30

Teen Advisory Council Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP required so pizza can be ordered for participants.

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Feb
13
5:30 PM17:30

Teen Advisory Council Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP required so pizza can be ordered to participant.

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Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

HCPSS/Police/HC DrugFree: Howard County Heroin Epidemic Discussion

Free and open to the community.

Location: Wilde Lake High School cafeteria, 5460 Trumpeter Drive, Columbia 20144

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, HCPSS Superintendent Dr. Renee Foose, Howard County Police Chief Gary Gardner, and HC DrugFree's Executive Director Joan Webb Scornaienchi, will be among the speakers. Free resources availalble from the Howard County Police and Health Departments, and HC DrugFree.

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Jan
9
5:30 PM17:30

Teen Advisory Council Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP required so pizza can be ordered to participant.

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Dec
12
5:30 PM17:30

Teen Advisory Council Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP required so pizza can be ordered to participant.

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Dec
3
2:00 PM14:00

#OneHoward

HC DrugFree will be joining others in the community at #OneHoward, a community forum to promote diversity and inclusiveness in Howard County.

Event will be held at the 50+ Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia.

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Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

Teen Advisory Council Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP required so pizza can be ordered to participant. 

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Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00

Drug Take Back Day

Come to HC DrugFree's office at the Wilde Lake Village Center between 10 am to 2 pm. Bring your expired or unwanted medications and "sharps" (needles, syringes, EpiPens). Visit our Events/Drug Take Back page for more information. 

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Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Board of Education Candidate Forum & HC DrugFree Presentation

Join the River Hill High School PTSA for a Parent Program on Monday October 17, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the River Hill High School cafeteria.

Joan Webb Scornaienchi, HC DrugFree’s Executive Director, will give a short presentation on keeping your family safe.

Then meet Howard County Board of Education candidates Kirsten Coombs, Vicky Cutroneo, Christina DelMont-Small, Mavis Ellis, Robert Miller, and Janet Siddiqui. Here’s your chance to become better acquainted with the candidates in order to make an informed decision at the polls in November.

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Oct
10
5:30 PM17:30

Teen Advisory Council Meeting

Meetings open to ALL Howard County high school students only and held at The Barn (Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Visit Teen Advisory Council page for required registration form and more information. RSVP required so pizza can be ordered to participant. 

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