United Against Abuse


May 23, 1991

The United Way provides a variety of substance-abuse prevention and treatment services in Anne Arundel County. These services range from individual counseling and substance abuse-related delinquency prevention services to comprehensive, family-focused services targeted toward suicide prevention.

Among the programs the United Way supports is the Annapolis Bywater Boys and Girls Club. This group provides delinquency, school drop-out, and drug-abuse prevention services to 350 area youths.

Information: 547-8000, Ext. 362.


The Paint and Powder Club Inc. has designated the child abuse Prevention Center of Maryland to receive the proceeds from its annual variety show,"Frankly Speaking," which takes place at 8 p.m. May 31 and June 1 atthe Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College. Tickets are $25.

Thecenter, which helps families in Anne Arundel and other counties, is a non-profit program for volunteers trained by qualified professionals. The volunteers work with abusive families and at-risk families in their own homes to break the patterns of abusive behavior by teachingpeople to be better parents.

Information: (301) 576-2414.

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