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HCPSS Hosting Substance Abuse Community Event, March 28, 2023

March 27th, 2023

Student Drug Use: A Crisis We Can’t Ignore

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 7-9 p.m. – Howard High School, 8700 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will host a community event called Student Drug Use: A Crisis We Can’t Ignore to engage students, parents/guardians, staff and community members regarding the substance abuse crisis that is directly impacting our schools and community. No registration is required to attend.

Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano will keynote the event, sharing local and national data about student substance use and behavioral health needs that illustrates the frightening realities our youth are facing, and how HCPSS is responding to those needs. Following Dr. Martirano’s remarks, attendees will have the opportunity to choose one of several breakout sessions led by HCPSS staff and community health partners.

Breakout sessions include: