GET TALKING.

Conversations are one of the most powerful tools parents can use to connect with — and protect — their kids. But, when tackling some of life’s tougher topics, especially those about drugs and alcohol, just figuring out what to say can be a challenge. The Partnership For Drug-Free Kids is an amazing resource and has provided scenarios and scripts on what to say to your child, no matter their age.

Click Here for tips on talking about substance use with your kids, of all ages.

Click Here for our latest article about talking with your kids.

Click Here for tips on talking about E-cig use with your teens (CDC).

LOCAL RESOURCES

MEDICATION DISPOSAL SITES:

If you've got unused, expired or otherwise unwanted medications, simply remove the labels and bring to the closest location. No questions asked. Easy to do and helps prevent misuse and abuse of prescription medications. 

Talbot County Sheriff’s Office

28712 Glebe Road, Suite 1, Easton

Accepts medications 24 hours/day

 

Maryland State Police Barrack “I”

7053 Ocean Gateway Easton

Accepts medications 24 hours/day

Oxford Police Department

101 Market St. Oxford

Hours: 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. weekdays

GOOD SAMARITAN LAW

Please learn about Maryland's Good Samaritan Law, which protects people who help if someone overdoses from certain crimes. Click for details.

NALOXONE (NARCAN)

Naloxone is a life-saving medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Call your local health department for information on free trainings.

HOTLINES:

Crisis Hotline: 888-407-8018

Parent Support Line (NOT A CRISIS LINE): 855-DRUGFREE

SAFE STATIONS: 

These safe stations are open to anyone who has a substance use disorder and needs help. The sites help connect people to treatment. Please, no drugs, weapons or paraphernalia! Both locations are open from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily.

St. Michaels Police Station: 100 S. Fremont St.

Talbot County Department of EMS: 605 Port. St, Easton

 

TREATMENT INFO:

Talbot County Health Department Addictions 410-819-5602

Shore Behavioral Health 410-822-1000 x5452

Corsica River Mental Health 410-745-8028

Eastern Shore Psychological Services 410-822-5007

Life's Energy Wellness Center, Inc. 800-867-2395

For assistance finding recovery housing please call Talbot County Addictions: 410-819-5602.

 

DETOX:

Dover Behavioral Health 302-741-0140/855-609-9711

SUN Behavioral Delaware 302-604-5600

A.F. Whitsett Center 410-778-6404

Hudson Health Services 410-219-9000

Peninsula Regional Medical Center 410-543-6400

Warwick Manor Behavioral Health: 410-943-8108

MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT:

Chesapeake Treatment Services (Methadone) 410-822-7150

BNJ Health Services (Methadone) 410-763-9040

 

12-STEP SUPPORT: *Many meetings are online due to COVID-19. Check with your local intergroup office for more information. Click here for AA.

Alcoholics Anonymous/Mid-Shore Intergroup 410-822-4226

Al-Anon 888-4AL-ANON

Narcotics Anonymous 800-317-3222

 

PEER SUPPORT:

Talbot County Health Department 410-819-5688 and 410-819-5661

Chesapeake Voyagers 410-822-1601

Maryland Coalition of Families 410-730-8267

Click Here to download our 2018 brochure in Spanish.

 

GET THE FACTS.

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