Most Kids Don't
drink or do other drugs.
Together, we can keep it that way.
We asked Kent County high school students why they choose not to drink or use other drugs. Read the responses below!
Kent County Behavioral Health Prevention Office
The Kent County Health Department Prevention Office helps community groups, agencies and individuals in providing programs and activities to prevent alcohol and other drug abuse, and to build a healthier community.
With the use of evidence-based prevention strategies, the Prevention Office works to reduce underage drinking, prevent binge drinking, reduce opioid misuse and prevent opioid overdoses.
Alcohol awareness training for license holders and for employees is offered with instruction for both ON Premise & Off Premise. Call 443-995-5367 for more information.
commonly sold under
the brand name
Narcan, is a life-saving
medication that reverses
the effects of an opioid
overdose. Maryland has
a standing order for the
prescription, which means it is available at many pharmacies without a prescription.
There are three permanent, 24-hour, drop-off locations in Kent County:
Kent County Sheriff’s Department
104 Vickers Drive Unit B, Chestertown
Rock Hall Police Department
5885 N. Main St., Rock Hall
Chestertown Police Department
601 High St, Chestertown
If you’re unable to get to a disposal location, Kent County Behavioral Health Prevention Office offers free Deterra bags.
Deterra bags safely deactivate medications for at-home disposal. Call Annette Duckery at 410-778-7918.