Online CPR Training

HC DrugFree’s team thanks, our partner, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services for conducting an online cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR training and to the 50 individuals who attended. We appreciate your support of HC DrugFree’s Teen Advisory Council. Click here to read a blog post written by one of our TAC members about…

HC DrugFree Holding Online Summer Classes for Middle School Students

HC DrugFree is providing a highly interactive skills-based program designed to promote positive health and personal development for youth in grades 6-8. The integrated approach helps to develop personal, interpersonal, and drug resistance skills. This middle school program uses developmentally appropriate, collaborative learning strategies to help students achieve competency in the skills that have been…

Completed Online Parenting Classes

HC DrugFree and the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office partnered to complete another series of parenting classes open to parents of 9-14 year olds. The first class was held in person at Oakland Mills Middle School and the final 3 classes were held online. Parents were provided with the skills and knowledge to reduce the…

Online Parenting Classes

HC DrugFree and the State’s Attorney’s Office are offering another series of parenting classes. Guiding Good Choices is an evidence-based, interactive prevention program that provides the families of children age 9-14 with the skills and knowledge to reduce the risk that their children will use drugs. Online parenting classes begin Wednesday, May 20. Thank you…

Online Life Skills Classes for Bonnie Branch Middle School Students

HC DrugFree has successfully moved Life Skills Classes for Bonnie Branch Middle School students online as of Tuesday, April 28. We have completed 6 classes through Zoom so far. Thank you to the BBMS team: Dr. Andrew Cockley, school staff, PTA, and BBMS/HC DrugFree Rep Gina McGuinness for making this partnership such a success throughout…

Life Skills Classes for Middle School Students at Bonnie Branch

HC DrugFree’s next middle school Life Skills Classes will be held at Bonnie Branch Middle School (BBMS) immediately following school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If your child attends BBMS and you want to register them for these 15 classes, please contact HC DrugFree. Free. Classes begin Tuesday, March 17. Thank you to the BBMS team:…

Our Team Thanks Dunloggin Middle School

HC DrugFree’s team presented the final of 15 Life Skills classes held at Dunloggin Middle School. During the final classes, students applied the skills they have learned in order to discuss handling difficult situations and resolving conflicts. Pictured: Executive Director Joan Webb Scornaienchi, Teen Advisory Council member Julia Mamo, college student/staff Ashley Rothermel, Teen Advisory…

HC DrugFree Participates in “Primary Prevention” Rally in DC

HC DrugFree Participates in “Primary Prevention” Rally in DC

On Wednesday, February 5, thousands of youth and adults gathered on the Capitol Hill grounds to show a united force for continued funding for primary prevention efforts and to hear members of Congress pledge their support to the energized audience from across the United States and beyond. HC DrugFree works hard to give a voice…

HC DrugFree at ONDPC Update

HC DrugFree at ONDPC Update

On Tuesday, February 4, Jim Carroll, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), was one of the speakers at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Leadership Forum, bringing together top experts in the field of prevention to inspire and educate. This month, ONDCP released the Trump Administration’s National…

Life Skills Classes for Dunloggin Middle School Students

HC DrugFree has completed 6 of the 15 scheduled Life Skills after-school classes at Dunloggin Middle School. Flier Life Skills (12-6-19)