Registration Open: Guiding Good Choices – Parenting Program
Howard County parents/guardians of 9 to 14 year olds are invited to join HC DrugFree and the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office for our next Guiding Good Choices parenting 4-week program. Participants will learn the skills to reduce the risk that their children will use drugs.
After completing the program, families will be able to: Influence their children to help prevent drug use and other risky behaviors. Develop clear family guidelines and expectations about drug use. Teach children how to stay out of trouble, keep their friends and still have a good time.
Classes will be held on Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19 and 26. Adults are expected to attend all sessions. Unless otherwise notified, all meetings will be held at the Elkridge Branch of the Howard County Library from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The printable flier and updated information can be found on HC DrugFree’s website at http://www.hcdrugfree.org/events/. Registration is open.
Looking for Creative Howard County Teens
Once again, HC DrugFree is proud to partner with the HoCo Student Film Festival. This year, HC DrugFree is looking for teens to create short public service announcements (PSAs) focused on vaping or Juuling in Howard County.Be sure to visit our website at www.hcdrugfree.org/hoco-filmfest, visit www.hocofilmfest.com and contact our office at Admin@hcdrugfree.org to request our logo and ensure you have all the needed information. The deadline to submit films is Friday, April 5. The festival will be held on Friday evening, April 26 at the Charles E. Miller Library in Ellicott City.