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, AOD Abuse Prevention
Supervisor. at 410-901-8134 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services also addresses substance abuse/issues through the Partnership for a Drug Free Dorchester (PDFD).
Partnership for a Drug Free Dorchester (PDFD) is a community coalition. We involve community members in achieving changes in local public policies/practices that reduce our youth’s access to and use of substances in the county. Achievements include the Breathalyzer Test (PBT) Project and arm banding for alcohol sales at public events. Meetings are held the first Monday of every month unless the date falls on a holiday. The coalition functions through subcommittees, which may be subject to change, include:
Residents interested in joining are greatly welcomed. We need you!
Find us on Facebook:www.facebook.com/drugfreedorchester & YouTube www.youtube.com/drugfreedorchester. For more information, contact Charlene Jones, PDFD Coordinator, at 410-901-8162 or Charlene.email@example.com