Start and continue the conversation about substance abuse at "Home" with your children, siblings, parents, friends, co-workers, neighbors, etc. Get agreement from all to stand up against substance abuse and then show your support by going purple.
Contact us with questions, suggestions, and to let us know how you are increasing awareness at your "Home".
Tell us your story so that it can be shared to help others. We have several options for capturing and sharing your story. It can be shared anonymously if you chose. Simply click the contact button and give us enough information to reach you and will contact you to work out the details.
Come out and show your support at the various Purple Events that will be happening throughout the County in September. Keep checking the calendar of events as we know it will continue to change. Volunteer to help during one of the events.
We can help link you with the right local resource when you're ready. Call the Dorchester County Health Department at 410-228-7714 for information on treatment and recovery options. If you’re in crisis please call 888-407-8018. If you have an emergency please dial 911.
Looking for information on how to access treatment? Or perhaps how to properly store or dispose of medications? Maybe you need tips on how to talk to your doctor or pharmacist... www.iwishiknewmidshore.org is the MidShore's resource for that, and more. Use our online treatment information tool to determine who to call if you or a loved one needs treatment. Find your local drop box. Get connected with a local family support group.
If you've got questions, we've got answers. And we're ready whenever you are.
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