Harford County Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for Saturday

From Harford County government: In the interest of public safety, public health & the environment, on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, from 10:00am through 2:00pm, Harford County will be participating in the Nationwide RX Drug Take-Back Day sponsored by the US Drug Enforcement Admin. You may turn in your unused/expired medications for safe disposal on Saturday, […]

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Designated “Baby-Friendly” Hospital

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC) has been designated a Baby-Friendly® Hospital by Baby-Friendly USA. UM UCMC is one of five hospitals in Maryland to receive the designation and is the first and only hospital within the University of Maryland Medical System to be named a Baby-Friendly® Hospital. […]

SARC’s “My Big Fat Greek Gala” Raises $87,000 to Prevent Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Stalking

From the Sexual Assault/ Spouse Abuse Resource Center: Despite a windy evening that presented a challenge for inflating the lighted hot air balloons, more than 225 guests packed Bulle Rock on September 10 for an evening of food, entertainment and celebration that raised $87,000 for SARC, the nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic and […]

Think Pink: A Survivor’s Discussion; TV Journalist Geralyn Lucas Discusses Cancer Journey at Aberdeen Library

From the Harford County Public Library: Television journalist, author and breast health advocate Geralyn Lucas discusses her book, “Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy,” Thursday, October 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Aberdeen Library, 21 Franklin Street in Aberdeen. Lucas was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27, having just graduated from […]

Harford County to Hold October Heroin Prevention & Awareness Briefings; Important New Information for Parents, Students, Caregivers

From Harford County government: Children as young as 11 have reported using heroin in Harford County; it has been found in every Harford County ZIP code; it costs less than a movie ticket, and it can be addictive after just one use. To arm parents against this nationwide epidemic, a new series of Heroin Prevention […]

Harford County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Awarded 3-Yr CARF Accreditation

From the Harford County Health Department: The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF, announced that the Division of Behavioral Health of the Harford County Health Department has been accredited for a period of three years for its Behavioral Health Program. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to […]

Homecoming Project Celebrates 10th Anniversary; Bel Air Nonprofit Assists Women Recovering from Alcohol, Substance Abuse

From The Homecoming Project: The Homecoming Project, a Bel Air nonprofit that assists women recovering from alcohol and substance abuse, celebrates its 10th anniversary with its Blue Jeans and Bow Tie Community Ball on Thursday, October 6, from 6 to 10 p.m. on the Club Level at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen. Blue Jeans and Bow […]