Howard County Local Behavioral Health Advisory Board Chair

Howard County Local Behavioral Health Advisory Board Chair

Joan Webb Scornaienchi, HC DrugFree’s Executive Director, was recently elected chair of the Howard County Local Behavioral Health Advisory (HCLBHA) Board. HCLBHA was formed in June 2018 to advise the Howard County Executive and County Health Officer with their responsibility to plan, manage, and monitor Behavioral Health programs and services for county residents. “I am pleased…

TAC Grad Says Experience Fostered Leadership & Professional Skills

TAC Grad Says Experience Fostered Leadership & Professional Skills

Submitted by Howard County college student (former TAC member): In high school I was looking for ways to get involved with community groups for service hours and to make friends. I naturally found the TAC when looking for programs that fit. The TAC was helpful because I felt like I was part of the team…

Summer Life Skills – That’s a Wrap!

Summer Life Skills – That’s a Wrap!

HC DrugFree completed another successful Life Skills program for middle school students last week. Twenty middle school students learned skills that will help them better navigate the social difficulties of adolescence, such as how to be assertive, make good choices, communicate clearly, and how to effectively cope with anxiety and anger. The class was taught…

HC DrugFree Attends Annual Health and Human Services Fair

HC DrugFree Attends Annual Health and Human Services Fair

Once again, HC DrugFree participated in Leadership Howard County’s annual Health and Human Services Fair for their Leadership U students. We were proud to be represented by a former Teen Advisory Council (TAC) member working on our summer 2022 staff. The LU students were informed about our mission and the many opportunities for youth volunteers…