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Support Services
  • 24-Hour Hotline
    • Ph: 301-855-1075
  • Al Anon / Alateen
    • Ph: 202-882-1334
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
    • Ph: 800-492-0209
  • Calvert County Health Department
    • Ph: 410-535-5400
  • Smoking Cessation Program
    • Ph: 410-535-5400 ext. 359
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
    • Ph: 202-399-5316

Prevention and Treatment Resource Information websites:


http://timetogethelp.drugfree.org
http://www.drugfree.org
http://www.samhsa.gov
http://teens.drugabuse.gov/
http://ncadd.org
http://getsmartaboutdrugs.com

 Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous of Calvert County has a complete, up-to-date listing of local meeting locations, dates, and times. Call the facility to verify dates and times.

Al-Anon & Alateen
Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Alateen is a part of Al-Anon and is for teenagers who have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Al-Anon and Alateen meetings often run concurrently with AA meetings. Directory of Southern Maryland Meetings.  Please call the facility of your choice for verification.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings
The Chesapeake and Potomac Region of Narcotics Anonymous provides a complete, up-to-date listing of local meeting locations, dates, and times. Call the facility to verify dates and times.

Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs
You can view the Federal Guidelines for the Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs online.
Local Prescription Drop Box locations:  Calvert County Sheriff's Office, 30 Church Street, Prince Frederick
                                                               Maryland State Police, Barrack "U", 210 Main Street, Prince Frederick

Support Group Meetings Available In Calvert County
You can view local support group meetings in Calvert County online.  This list was updated August .  Meeting times and locations are subject to change.   You should contact the location to make certain the meeting is being held as scheduled.

Parent Support Groups

Parents Affected By Addiction (based in St. Mary's County)
(This group alternates meetings between the three Southern Maryland counties)
Contact: 

Meeting:  January 21, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm
Location:  Charlotte Hall Library 
37600 New Market Road
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
301-884-2211

Parents of Teens Unite (based in St. Mary's County)
Contact: Emily Harman at

Sanity Support Group
Meeting:  2nd Tuesday of each month @ 7 p.m.
Location: Emmanual Church (back modular), Huntingtown, Maryland
Contact:  Church Office at 410-257-9188 or Marye Causey at 301-602-2450


Opioid Overdose Information

Governor's Heroin and Opioid Task Force Final Report - December 2015
 

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration have launched the "Be A Hero - Save a Life" campaign aimed at educating citizens to opioid overdoses.   To learn more about the program and to download materials, visit http://adaa.dhmh.maryland.gov/OVERDOSE_PREVENTION/SitePages/Home.aspx


Educational Videos:

"Chasing the Dragon"

https://www.fbi.gov/video-repository/newss-chasing-the-dragon-the-life-of-an-opiate-addict/view


Out of Reach" - Medicine Abuse Through the Eyes of a Teen

http://medicineabuseproject.org/resources/out-of-reach-medicine-abuse-through-the-eyes-of-a-teen

Nobody knew how bad John's addiction was, until it was too late.

http://medicineabuseproject.org/stories/nobody-knew-how-bad-johns-addiction-was-until-it-was-too-late

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