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January Programs
 

Teen 2 Teen

 Thursday, January 19, 2012

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Howard County Library - East Columbia Branch

Meeting Room

 

A panel of teens describes their experiences with substance abuse and how they overcame those challenges and started making healthier choices.  Panel discussion follows, including a drug and alcohol abuse counselor who can answer your questions and concerns about what parents should look for and what they can do. 

Ages 13 and up with adult.

  

Guest Speaker: 

Mike Green, MHS, BCPC, CSC-AD - Columbia Addictions Center

 

Co-sponsored by the Howard County Library

and HC DrugFree

 

What's Happening Now? A Parents Guide to Substances Their Teens May Be Using.

 Thursday, January 26, 2012

7:00 PM

Lime Kiln Middle School Cafeteria

  

This program will provide information to parents so that they can help their children make good choices. Substances such as inhalants, medicines, alcohol, bath salts, marijuana, K2, and Spice will be discussed. For parents of students in 4th grade or older.

 

Co-sponsored by the Lime Kiln Middle School PTA

 and HC DrugFree

 

HAZE 

The Perils of the College Drinking Culture in America

 Monday, January 30, 2012

7:00 PM

Howard High School Cafeteria

 

On September 16, 2004, Gordie, an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Colorado, pledged a fraternity.  The next morning, he was found dead - a victim of an irresponsible hazing ritual involving alcohol.  HAZE will shed light on the severity of college binge drinking, destructive drinking games and hazing.  This is a MUST SEE presentation for teens and parents.

 

Guest Speaker: Joseph Schwartz, M.D. - Medical Director, Psychiatric Services, Howard County General Hospital

 

Co-sponsored by the Howard High School PTSA

 and HC DrugFree

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Parent 2 Parent

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Oakland Mills High School

Media Center

 

A panel of parents describes their experiences with substance abuse in their children and what they did to deal with the challenges this caused in their families.  Audience discussion follows, including a drug and alcohol abuse counselor who can answer your questions and concerns about what parents should look for and what they can do.  Ages 13 and up with adult.

 

Guest Speaker: 

Erica Martin, MSW, LCSW-C, ADS, CMFSW, Owner and Director of Martin Counseling & Associates.

  

 Co-sponsored by the Oakland Mills High School PTSA

 and HC DrugFree

 
 
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