The Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services program of the Dorchester County Health Department develops, coordinates, and implements the county's substance abuse prevention plan. Referrals are not necessary. Anyone can obtain services, which are free of charge. Services include:
- Special programs for high-risk youths
- Center for Substance Abuse Model Programs
- Technical assistance/networking with community agencies
- Group presentations
For information, please contact Ervina K. Johnson, M.A.S. at 410-901-8134.
Partnership for Drug Free Dorchester meets on the first Monday of every month [unless the date falls on a holiday] to discuss issues of substance abuse in Dorchester County. This program has formed partnerships and created new projects such as the Preliminary Breathalyzer Test [PBT] Project which, provided the high schools in the county resources to enforce the existing drug- and alcohol-free school zone policy.