United Way provided region-wide substance abuse prevention and treatment services to a record 38,271 people in 1990 -- a 19.5 percent increase over similar services provided the previous year.
The services, which were made available through eight United Way agencies, werefunded at $568,000. They ranged from individual counseling and substance abuse-related delinquency prevention services to comprehensive, family focused services targeted at suicide prevention.
United Way's substance abuse prevention and treatment services were provided in the county by Annapolis Bywater Boys and Girls Club. The club provided delinquency prevention/school drop-out and drug abuse prevention services to 350 youth, a 27 percent increase.