Upcoming Events

Teen Advisory Council Meeting (last meeting for this school year)
Monday, May 11
5:30 - 7:00 PM
The Barn
5853 Robert Oliver Place
Oakland Mills Village Center

Free Training to Save a Life!
Opioid Overdose Response Training
Opioids are prescription pain medicines such as Percocet or Vicodin and street drugs such as heroin. If your child, spouse or friend is abusing opioids, attend the free training offered by the Howard County Health Department. Register by call the Health Department at 410-313-6202.

Free CPR Training
Howard County Fire and Rescue Services is teaching a free CPR class at two locations in the County. Please click here for more information.
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HoCo Teen Buys Alcohol...Again!
A Howard County teen (18 years old) and HC DrugFree Teen Advisory Council member was once again able to purchase alcohol during a Howard County Police Department test of County liquor stores. He also contacted adults coming in and out of a Columbia liquor store and was able to get two of those adults to purchase alcohol for him. Read the details in the Howard County Police Department's News Release, and click here to read about the teen's experience.
Parents: Hosting a Graduation Party?
Congratulations to parents and high school seniors on your upcoming graduation! This is an exciting time in your lives, but remember to celebrate responsibly.
Click here for a printable version.
For Parents Only: After-Prom Drawing!
Enter HC DrugFree's Annual Parent Drawing for a  $100 gift card.
If your child will attend a Howard County Public School PTSA-sponsored After-Prom, go to before midnight on Sunday, May 31 and enter for a chance to win.

HC DrugFree thanks parents for keeping our children safe throughout the year and not hosting parties where alcohol might be served.

HC DrugFree is proud to partner with
the Howard County Public School System,
the PTA Council of Howard County,
the Howard County Police Department,
the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, and
the Howard County Library System
and provides substance abuse prevention services on behalf of the Howard County Health Department.

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For more information, contact
Joan Webb Scornaienchi,  Executive Director
HC DrugFree
Wilde Lake Village Center
5305 Village Center Drive, Suite 206
Columbia, MD 21044
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