Substance Abuse Prevention

Substance Abuse Prevention 


Attempts to prevent the onset of substance use or limit the development of problems associated with using psychoactive substances. Prevention efforts primarily focus on the surroundings using research-based environmental strategies in the community.

Services Offered/Provided:

Assists community groups, agencies, and individuals in providing programs and activities to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse and to build a healthier community. Examples of services are: parenting skills classes, video and resource loan library, speakers bureau, media awareness campaigns, enforcement efforts and educational workshops.


Service Location & Hours: 

The Prevention Office is available Monday-Friday from 8:00-4:30 and is located at 100 S. Hanson Street Easton, MD 21601. Evening and weekend services are provided as needed and upon request.

Contact Information:

Alexandra Duff, Prevention Coordinator
Phone:  410-819-5600
Email:  Alexandra.Duff@Maryland.gov

Resources: 

 Be the Parent On the Scene 

 CheckYourself Talbot 

 Midshore Opioid Misuse Prevention Program 

Program Funded by: 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Maryland Behavioral Health Administration (BHA)