Reflections

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It was a very busy week with The Community Forum, The Drug & Violence Expo and The 2nd Annual Softball Tournament. After these busy times, I am usually hit with intense emotions that trigger a lot of reflection. I feel incredibly blessed to have found purpose and meaning after losing a part of myself. Robert continues to live on in the most meaningful ways, and through Rising Above Addiction and Reclaiming My Life, he will never be forgotten. My life … Read More

Community Forum on Addiction

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The next Community Forum on Addiction will be held this Wednesday, April 11th, at Wesley Freedom UMC, at 7 p.m. We will be discussing Prevention and Advocacy. There will be a Q&A at the end. This is a free event. Speakers ton include: Zach Snitzer , Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Dr Peter Musser, PHD Susan Krebs, Delegate Tammy Lofink, Rising Above Addiction Related Articles Carroll County Times: Wesley Freedom UMC to host second community forum on addiction on April 11

National RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

State’s Attorney Brian DeLeonardo, along with Tim Weber and Brittney Sabock from our Office, had the honor of being selected to give a presentation on the various initiatives we have implemented to combat drug overdoses at the National RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta this week. We also had the opportunity to learn of other initiatives from around the country that we can bring back to Carroll. It was great that so many from our Health Department also … Read More

Couch to Five Mile Training Group

Hi Everyone! Run Moore in Westminster is doing a Couch to Five Mile Training Group…… Run Moore Goal: The mission of this program is to help you achieve completing a 5-mile run/race (you determine your goals)! Sign up today and be ready for Running For Recovery! Click for details below…. I Run Moore: Couch to Five Mile Training Group  

TIPS – Threats in Plain Sight

The Carroll County State’s Attorney Office is hosting a drug awareness program specifically designed for parents on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Manchester Valley High School, 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester. The program is designed to educate parents on the “Threats In Plain Sight” for drug abuse by modeling a mock bedroom with hidden drug paraphernalia throughout including several hiding places. The bedroom will use every day items for parents to find as well as educate them on what to … Read More

Robert’s 22nd Birthday Letter

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On Wednesday, February 21st, my beautiful son Robert would have turned 22 years’ old. Each year I write him a letter. Writing is a tool that helps me to express my feelings and also helps me to heal. I have promised to be open, honest and vulnerable about my journey of losing a child. My hope is that it also helps others who are going through hard times. I want people to know that they can survive, that they can … Read More

University of Maryland Alternative Break Program

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Last night I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of students at The University of Maryland. These students are members of the Alternative Break Program, whose mission is ….. “to provide a safe and inviting campus center where all UMD students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members cultivate lifelong relationships founded on engagement, learning, multiculturalism, and citizenship.”   The students are preparing for their upcoming spring break mission trip. They will be traveling to Harlan, Kentucky, where they will … Read More

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