South County Bridges to a Drug Free Community

Become part of something that’s making a change and a difference in our community.

Our Mission

  • Improve life pathways for a healthy community
  • Prevent youth substance abuse
  • Increase awareness and educate the community
  • Promote individual neighborhood’s social, economic, spiritual, and emotional healing processes

Our Vision

We envision Southern Anne Arundel County as a whole community free of substance abuse.

Our Goals

  • Decrease underage drinking, prescription drugs and marijuana usage
  • Educate and provide education to parents, youth and community organizations
  • Provide media advocacy
  • Implement awareness activities
  • Ensure liquor establishments check for ID and pass compliance checks

South County Bridges Events

Red Ribbon Week
Oct 23 @ 7:00 am – Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Do you or someone you know have Unwanted, Unused, or Expired medications you want to dispose of safely?

Join us Saturday, October 28th, 10 AM to 2 PM, for Prescription Take Back Day!

All the police departments (listed below) will be open for the community to expose of unused, unwanted, or expired medications safely in their drop boxes!

1. Annapolis Police Department
199 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD

2. Anne Arundel County PD – Northern District
939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore, MD

3. Anne Arundel County PD – Southern District
35 Stepneys Lane in Edgewater, MD

4. Anne Arundel County PD – Eastern District
204 Pasadena Road in Pasadena, MD

5. Anne Arundel County PD – Western District
8273 Telegraph Road in Odenton, MD

6. Anne Arundel County Police Headquarters
8495 Veterans Highway, Millersville, MD

7. Maryland State Police
6800 Aviation Boulevard, Glen Burnie, MD

Medications that are accepted and are not accepted at drop box locations are described in the above Event image!
In the event that residents encounter controlled dangerous substances other than prescription medications, they should contact the Police Department to have an officer respond to collect those drugs.

South County Bridges Meeting @ Anne Arundel County Southern District Police Department
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
South County Bridges Meeting @ Anne Arundel County Southern District Police Department
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
South County Bridges Meeting @ Anne Arundel County Southern District Police Department
Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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Our Team

Coalition Co-Chairs – Barbara Studer-Baer & Jim Zsiga

Coalition Co- Coordinators – Brian Hinman & Justine Maas

 Our Members Include

AA County Board of License Commissioners
AA County Community Action Agency
AA County Department of Health
AA County Executive’s Office of Constituent Services

AA County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families
AA County Police Department
AA County Public Schools
Anne Arundel Community College

Chesapeake Center for Youth Development
Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney
Community Members
Department of Juvenile Services
Faith Based Services

Pathways Treatment Facility
State Highway Administration
The IMPACT Society
Transforming the Community