HC DrugFree Launches New Initiative

On behalf of the Howard County Alcohol Coalition, HC DrugFree has launched a new initiative - Be a Parent, Not a Friend - in an effort to educate parents and other adults about the risks and consequences of providing alcohol to underage youth, as well as the hazards of underage drinking. Pictured at the right are: Medical Director, Howard County Fire & Rescue Services - Dr. Kevin Seaman; Director of the Bureau of Behavioral Health, Howard County Health Department - Roe Rogers-Bonaccorsy; Executive Director, HC DrugFree - Joan Webb Scornaienchi; Howard County Health Officer, Howard County Health Department - Dr. Maura Rossman; Chair, Howard County Board of Education - Ellen Flynn Giles; Howard County Circuit Court Judge William V. Tucker; Howard County Police Chief Gary Gardner.