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Online QPR Training Session Dates for March Set

Online QPR Training Session Dates for March Set

Training helps to save lives from suicide. YOUTH Session – March 16 at 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. — This session is intended for youth ages 13 & up and their families and is sponsored by the Mount Hebron High School PTSA. Click here to learn more and to register for this free online training… Continue Reading

Record Number Served in 2020 by Grassroots

Record Number Served in 2020 by Grassroots

The year 2020 will be remembered for the illnesses and deaths caused by coronavirus, economic hardship, public exposure of systemic racism, and political upheaval.  It will also be remembered at Grassroots because of its record-setting delivery of services. 485 people, 91 of them children, were provided shelter 93 households were given Rental Assistance Funds 1,001… Continue Reading

Howard County Executive Ball Notes Concerning Opioid Trend in 2020

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County saw a 43% increase in opioid related deaths in 2020 compared to 2019, part of national and statewide trend as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated opioid and substance misuse. There was a 2.6% decrease in non-fatal overdoses compared to the previous year. Previously, Howard County noted a continued decrease in… Continue Reading