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Choices of Carroll County

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PO Box 374
Westminster, MD 21158-0374

443-937-3220 - voice

Office HoursAlways Available by Phone
Contact 1Ret. Sgt. Michael Bible
443-937-3220 - voice
Contact 2George Butler
410-751-5327 - voice
PurposeTo help young adults learn the consequences of substance abuse in an effort to interrupt the destructive cycle of alcohol and chemical dependencies.
ServiceThis program consists of four 3-hour sessions for four consecutive Thursday evenings, and is under the professional direction of the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, the Westminster Police Department, and trained community volunteers. Additional sponsors include the Westminster Fire Department, Carroll Hospital Center, and local funeral homes. Students see the consequences of drug and alcohol choices, and hear how similar choices have impacted guest speakers who have witnessed alcohol and drug abuse. Site tours, educational presentations, videos, and homework assignments are also included. Meetings are from 6 to 9 pm.
EligibilityParent-referred or court-ordered young adults
Ages ServedTargets young adults aged 18 to 23 with a alcohol and/or drug problems.
Area ServedServes Carroll County.
SubjectsAlcoholism, Correctional Services, Drug Abuse, Juvenile Delinquency
Last Updated27 November 2019