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Drug Awareness Collaboration
Educating Parents:  Your Community, Your Child, Getting Help.

Join us for an informational drug awareness and prescription drug collection event on Wednesday, April 23, at 
Oakdale High School, 5850 Eaglehead Drive, Ijamsville, Md.  Link to press release...

A coalition of Frederick County, Maryland, public leaders, including the Frederick Board of County Commissioners, Frederick County Public Schools, Frederick County Health Department, Sheriff’s Office and members of the Frederick County, Maryland, Delegation, have launched a collaborative effort for 2014 to educate and inform the public.

Your community leaders have sponsored this event as a response to the 300% increase in narcotics related activities in Frederick County. 

At each event drug paraphernalia and information on drug awareness programs will be in the lobby beginning at 6:30 pm.  The formal program will begin at 7:00 p.m.  The Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force and Frederick County drug and mental health professionals will be on hand to answer questions and to educate the public about community resources that are available to help those in need.  The Sheriff’s Deputies will be collecting unused and expired prescription drugs beginning at 6:30 pm in the lobby.

Upcoming Drug Awareness and Drug Take Back Events:
Wednesday, March 19, 2014, Brunswick High School, 101 Cummings Drive, Brunswick, Maryland
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Oakdale High School, 5850 Eaglehead Drive, Ijamsville, Maryland

For more information, contact Commissioner Billy Shreve at 301-600-1100 or via e-mail.

Drug Awareness Coalition
Seated, left to right:  Frederick County Commissioner Billy Shreve, Frederick County Public School Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban, Frederick County Board of Education member Dr. April Miller, Maryland State Delegate Kelly Schulz, and Director of Frederick County Health Department Dr. Barbara Brookmyer.

 Standing, left to right:  Brunswick Police Chief Milt Frech, New Market 
Councilman Jake Romanell, Board of County Commissioners' Liaison David Dunn, Famous Dave's Area Director Jonathan Carothers, Famous Dave's General Manager Mark Croner, Frederick County State’s Attorney Charlie Smith, Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, and Frederick City Police Lt. Dennis Dudley.

Not pictured:  Thurmont Commissioner Marty Burns.