Substance Abuse Prevention

Substance Abuse Prevention Program​

Attempts to prevent the onset of substance use or limit the development of problems associated with using psychoactive substances. Prevention efforts primarily focus on the surroundings using research-based environmental strategies in the community.


Services Offered/Provided:


Assists community groups, agencies, and individuals in providing programs and activities to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse and to build a healthier community. Examples of services are: parenting skills classes, video and resource loan library, speakers bureau, media awareness campaigns, enforcement efforts and educational workshops.

Service Location & Hours:

 

The Prevention Office is available Monday-Friday from 8:00AM to 4:30PM and is located at 100 S. Hanson Street Easton, MD 21601. Evening and weekend services are provided as needed and upon request.

 

Contact Information:

 

Alexandra Duff-Hughes, Prevention Supervisor

Phone:  410-819-5600

Email:  alexandra.duff@maryland.gov


Resources:

 

Be the Parent on the Scene

        ·          www.facebook.com/betheparentonthescene

CheckYourself Talbot

        ·         www.checkyourselftalbot.com 

        ·          www.facebook.com/checkyourselftalbot

 

Midshore Opioid Misuse Prevention Program

        ·         www.IWishIKnewMidShore.org

        ·         www.facebook.com/iwishiknewmidshore

 

Talbot’s Got Heart

        ·         www.talbotsgotheart.org


Program Funded by:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

http://www.samhsa.gov

Maryland Behavioral Health Administration (BHA)

http://bha.dhmh.maryland.gov/Pages/Index.aspx

 

Updated 2/8/2018