February 2021: Teacher Appreciation Month in partnership with Morrison Chiropractic

February 2021: Teacher Appreciation Month in partnership with Morrison Chiropractic

Attention all Teachers! To recognize the outstanding efforts of teachers who have persevered in the face of the incredible challenges presented by COVID-19 we are partnering with Morrison Chiropractic for the month of February to bring you Teacher Appreciation Month. We recognize how difficult teaching through a pandemic has been and how it has contributed…

FREE Life Skills Classes for Howard County Students

FREE Life Skills Classes for Howard County Students

FREE and back by popular demand!!! Life Skills Training for Middle School Students 15 FREE online sessions to begin on January 27, 2021 HC DrugFree is providing another series of FUN and interactive skills-based classes designed to promote positive health and personal development. This “Middle School” curriculum was designed for students in grades 6 to…

KNOW Connection: Scavenger Hunt Slideshow and Results

KNOW Connection: Scavenger Hunt Slideshow and Results

Have you ever made a snowman out of household items? Or painted a rock with a positive message to hide somewhere in the community? Perhaps you’re passionate about donating to your local animal shelter or to a food pantry. While some of these things may not seem like a big deal, when you embrace “random…

Adults Can Now Join Scavenger Hunt!

‘Tis the Season to be Socially Distant…but we want to be Jolly, too! This holiday season looks a lot different than it has in years past, and many people are having a difficult time due to lack of connection. But what can we do about it? Our Teen Advisory Council will be participating in a…

KNOW Connection (a socially-distanced) Scavenger Hunt

‘Tis the Season to be Socially Distant…but we want to be Jolly, too! This holiday season looks a lot different than it has in years past, and many people are having a difficult time due to lack of connection. But what can we do about it? We would like the Teen Advisory Council to safely…

Changes to the Drive-Thru Medication & Sharps Collection

The next Drug Take Back Day is almost upon us, and we’re prepared to sally forth into the post-pandemic world and bring back our long awaited drive-thru drug disposal event! So, what does HC Drug Free’s drive-thru Drug Take Back event look like in the age of Coronavirus? We hope it will look a lot…

Guiding Good Choices – Free Classes for Parents

Parenting preteens and teens is tough. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a class that taught us how to tell our kids to confidently say NO to drugs? There is! And it starts THIS TUESDAY at 6:30 pm. Sign up today for the 4 class series (Tuesdays) before spots fill up! Register here For…

Howard County Drug Take-Back Day

Please join HC DrugFree for our semi-annual drive through Drug Take-Back event on Saturday October 24th. Bring any prescription or over-the-counter medications, syringes, EpiPens, vitamins, and even pet medications. This allows these items to be disposed of safely (please don’t flush them!) or end up in the hands of those who might misuse them. All…

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…