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Drug Free Communities Support Program

Working together for a healthier tomorrow!
Kendra McLaughlin

Kendra McLaughlin

Director of Health Education

Phone: 301-334-7730
FAX: 301-334-7701
E-Mail: kendra.mclaughlin@maryland.gov

Hours of Operation:
Mon. – Fri. 8:00am – 5:00pm

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Drug Free Communities Support Program

The Garrett County Drug Free Communities Coalition and the Garrett County Health Department have a five year, $625,000 Drug Free Communities grant to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol use among youth. The Drug Free Communities (DFC) Program is a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The objectives of the Garrett County DFC grant are as follows:

  • Increase the effetiveness of the Garrett County Drug Free Communities Coalition.
  • Decrease the percentage of Garrett County 12th graders and Garrett College students that report past 30 day prescription drug use.
  • Decrease the percentage of Garrett County high school age youth and Garrett College students that report past 30 day marijuana use.
  • Increase the perception of risk of marijuana use among high school age youth.

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