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Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Locations:  Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby, Maryland
                   Mt. Hope Community Center, 104 Pushaw Station Road, Sunderland
                   Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Avenue, Chesapeake Beach
                   Calvert County Sheriff's Office, 30 Church Street, Prince Frederick
                   Maryland State Police, Barrack "U", 210 Main Street, Prince Frederick

Do you have unused or expired medications you need to get rid of?  If so, stop by one of the locations listed above on April 27th between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and local law enforcement will collect and discard them for you.  No questions asked. 

Help us keep medications from falling into the wrong hands and being misused.   Collect and dispose of your unused and expired meds on April 27th.

For more information contact the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (CAASA) at 410-535-3733. 

"Let's Talk" Mental Health and Your Teen: What's the Connection to Substance Use?
Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time:  6:30 to 8 p.m.
Location:  Harriet E. Brown Community Center, 901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick, MD

This Let's Talk event will be led by Christina Spangler, Southern  Maryland Regional Supervisor, Maryland Coalition of Families, and Ginger Rosela, Family Peer Support Specialist, Maryland Coalition of Families.  
The Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) helps families who care for someone with behavioral health needs.  Using personal experience as parents, caregivers, youth and other loved ones, we connect, support and empower Maryland's families.  The MCF staff provide one-to-one support to parents and caregivers of young people with mental health issues and to any loved one who cares for someone with a substance use or gambling issue.

This is a FREE event.
Seating is limited - Registration is Required
Refreshments will be provided

For information or to register call the CAASA Office at 410-535-3733.

Drug-Free Workplace Training
Date:  May 22, 2019
Time:  9 to 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Harriett E. Brown Community Center, 901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick, MD

This training will educate local business owners on the signs and symptoms of substance use, how an employee's substance use disorder affects their work and the overall business and the purpose and benefit of a drug-free workplace policy. 

Presented by:  Stephanie Newman, MS, LCPC, LCADC, NCC, Calvert Behavioral Health, Dual Diagnosis Counselor; Robin Iachini, RN, Health Services Manager, Chesapeake Employers Insurance; and Helen White, Owner, White Glove Drug Testing.

This is a FREE event.  Seating is limited. Registration is REQUIRED. 

Contact the CAASA Office at 410-535-3733 for more information or to register.

This training is funding by grant funds from the Calvert Opioid Intervention Team.


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