Harford Introduces “I’m P.O.W.E.R.E.’D” Program

The 14th annual Harford County Drug Prevention, Intervention & Treatment Symposium is an annual conference with a mission to bring awareness to the community on a variety of drug-related topics. The conference will take place on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Bel Air High School in Bel Air, Maryland.

This year’s symposium will focus on suicide prevention, spirituality and recovery, trauma and resilience, challenges of procrastination, adverse childhood experiences, tobacco interventions, and Maryland’s opiate overdose program. The conference will feature the “I’m P.O.W.E.R.E.’D” (Positive Outcomes With Education, Responsibility, & Determination) Summit, a program designed to help teens stand up to negative pressures and teach them skills to live healthy, productive lives.

This event is free and open to teens aged 14-18 and will take place from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm and will feature:

  • Drug & Alcohol Awareness
  • Group Discussions & Interactive Activities
  • Refusal & Coping Skills
  • Body Image/Self Esteem
  • Staying Safe on Social Media
  • How to Deal with Bullying
  • FREE Giveaways

Contact the Harford County Office of Drug Control Policy for more information.