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

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

Monthly WASP Meeting

Dec
13
Thu
Opioid Misuse Prevention Monthly Meeting @ AAMC - Clatanoff Pavilion - The Rotary Room (1st Floor)
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

DIRECTIONS

FROM ANNAPOLIS & THE EASTERN SHORE           FROM WASHINGTON, D.C., & POINTS WEST
Rt. 50 W to Jennifer Rd, Exit 23A.                                Rt. 50 E to Parole, Exit 23.
LEFT onto Jennifer Road.                                              Bear RIGHT onto West Street.
RIGHT onto Medical Parkway.                                     RIGHT onto Jennifer Road.
RIGHT at the next light.                                                LEFT onto Medical Parkway.
Park in GARAGE C.                                                 RIGHT at the next light & Park in GARAGE C.

FROM BALTIMORE
I-97 S to Rt 50 E to Parole, Exit 23.
Bear RIGHT onto West Street.
RIGHT onto Jennifer Road.
LEFT onto Medical Parkway.
RIGHT at the next light.
Park in Garage C

Dec
14
Fri
Opioid Overdose Response Training in Glen Burnie @ Anne Arundel County Department of Health - Glen Burnie
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Dec
27
Thu
Opioid Overdose Response Training in Annapolis @ Anne Arundel County Department of Health - Annapolis
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
1
Tue
WASP Meeting @ Kingdom Kafe
Jan 1 @ 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
Transforming the Community