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Opioid Crisis Community Council

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  • If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1
  • If you need crisis assistance call 410-531-6677 or 2-1-1
  • Call us at 410-313-6202 to discuss Behavioral Health resources and referrals.

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Community Council
About the Council

The Howard County Opioid Crisis Community Council assists the County Executive in reviewing efforts and identifying new opportunities to address opioid misuse.

Read the press release here

Members of the Council include: 

  • Barbara Allen, Chair
  • Flora Betro
  • Drema Bonavitacola
  • Mark Donovan
  • Joanie Elder
  • Sean Ford
  • Beth Harbison
  • Roger Hoff
  • Sean Hughes
  • Debbie Slack Katz
  • Kathy Kirchner
  • James LeMon of Howard County Public School System
  • Pam Long
  • Jason Manning
  • Jack Matthews
  • Mimi Matthews
  • Chris McCabe
  • Debbie Nix
  • Ana Park
  • Teron Powell
  • Laura Torres of Howard County General Hospital
  • Joan Webb Scornaienchi of HC Drug Free
  • Joanne Wuwer-Saukas

The following County employees will serve as advisors to the Council:

Maria Bernadzikowski, Office of Emergency Management
James Brothers, Battalion Chief, Department of Fire and Rescue Services
Theresa Collins, Opioid Coordinator, Police Department
Marianne Gibson, Opioid Project Administrator, Howard County Health Department
Matt Levy, Medical Director, Department of Fire and Rescue Services
Kim Oldham, Deputy State’s Attorney
Scott Peterson, Director of Communications, Office of Howard County Executive
Roe Rodgers-Bonaccorsy, Bureau Director, Behavioral Health, Howard County Health Department
Dwayne Sumpter, Department of Corrections
Rich Philps, Office of Emergency Management
Quinton Askew, Department of Community Resources and Services
Chris Adams, Deputy, Sheriff’s Office

Meetings

September 4, 2019

Agenda

August 6, 2019

Agenda

July 3, 2019

Agenda       Minutes

June 5, 2019

Agenda       Minutes

May 1, 2019

Agenda       Minutes

April 3, 2019

Agenda       Minutes

March 6, 2019

Agenda       Minutes

February 6, 2019

Agenda      Minutes  

January 2, 2019

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December 5, 2018

Agenda       Minutes

November 7, 2018

Agenda       Minutes

October 3, 2018

Agenda      Minutes

September 5, 2018

Agenda      Minutes

August 1, 2018

Agenda      Minutes

July 12, 2018

Agenda     sign-in    Minutes

June 6, 2018

Agenda     Minutes

May 10, 2018

Agenda     Minutes

April 4, 2018

Agenda     Minutes

Howard County Health Department
8930 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD 21045
410-313-6300
After-hours emergency 410-313-2929
[email protected]
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Howard County Health Department
8930 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD 21045
410-313-6300
After-hours emergency 410-313-2929
[email protected]
Health
Spotlight