Misuse of prescription opioids can lead to addiction and can cause unintentional overdose or death. Anne Arundel County offers a free year-round Prescription Medication Disposal Program where you can drop off your expired or unused medications safely 24 hours daily, 7 days a week.




Back to School

Parenthood doesn’t come with a manual and there will be a lot of trial and error as we figure out what works best to help each child. Mental Health America’s Back to School Toolkit has a wealth of invaluable information for helping children navigate their emotions and succeed. The toolkit has two sections – for parents and other adults and for students.


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“Safe Stations”: Effective April 20th, 2017 the Annapolis Police Department as well as every Annapolis Fire Station, every Anne Arundel County Fire Station, as well as all County police stations, will be a designated as a safe environment for individuals looking for assistance to start their path to recovery from heroin/opioid addiction.




SAMHSA’s Working Definition of Recovery

Guiding Principles