Western Anne Arundel County Substance Abuse Prevention (WASP)

WASP is taking the sting out of Alcohol Crashes, Binge Drinking and Underage Drinking.

Our Mission

WASP aims to prevent alcohol and other drug use among youth, and promote safe and healthy behaviors.

Our Vision

Establish a safe and informed community without underage drinking or abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Our Goals

  • Reduce underage drinking among youth
  • Reduce binge drinking
  • Reduce alcohol-related crashes
  • Develop and implement culturally competent, evidence-based, environmental prevention strategies

Our Strategies

  • Compliance checks of liquor establishments
  • Implement awareness activities
  • Educate parents, youth and the community
  • Provide media advocacy
  • Provide education to the community or your organization

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WASP Events

Aug
16
Thu
Strengthening Families Program Facilitator Training @ TBD
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm
Aug
29
Wed
Protect Your Family From the Opioid Crisis @ Edgewater Community Library
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Protect Your Family From the Opioid Crisis @ Edgewater Community Library | Edgewater | Maryland | United States

Protect Your Family From the Opioid Crisis

Join us as we explore ways you can protect your family from an opioid addiction. We will also recommend resources to use if a loved one needs help to overcome their addiction.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/protect-your-family-from-the-opioid-crisis-edgewater-library-registration-44642640339

Sep
4
Tue
WASP Meeting @ Kingdom Kafe
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WASP Meeting @ Kingdom Kafe | Odenton | Maryland | United States

Monthly WASP Meeting

Oct
2
Tue
WASP Meeting @ Kingdom Kafe
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WASP Meeting @ Kingdom Kafe | Odenton | Maryland | United States

Monthly WASP Meeting

Nov
6
Tue
WASP Meeting @ Kingdom Kafe
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WASP Meeting @ Kingdom Kafe | Odenton | Maryland | United States

Monthly WASP Meeting

Areas We Serve

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Contact WASP

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wasp@preventsubstanceabuse.org

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Our Team

Coordinator
Marcella Hare
tcot@marcella@gmail.com

Chair
Derrick Farmer
runell21@hotmail.com

Co-Chair
Daphne Simms
dsims339@gmail.com


 Our Members Include

AA County Board of License Commissioners
AA County Community Action Agency
AA County Department of Health
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
Hands of Hope, Inc.

Maryland Highway Safety Office
Maryland State Licensed Beverage Association

Pathways Treatment Facility
The IMPACT Society
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