Card Show

News Briefly

August 20, 1991

The Pasadena Chargers will sponsor a baseball card show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on Ritchie Highway and Earleigh Heights Road.

Dealer tables are available for $45 each or two for $80. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children under age 8.

Proceeds benefit the Pasadena Chargers football organization.

For more information, call Bill Rothenbecker at 544-2077 or Debbie Way at 647-3422.

ABUSE HELP HITS RECORD

United Way of Central Maryland provided regionwide 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, were financed at$568,000. They ranged from individual counseling and substance abuse-related delinquency prevention services to comprehensive family-focused services targeted toward suicide prevention.

In this county, United Way's substance abuse prevention and treatment services were provided by Annapolis Bywater Boys and Girls Club. They provided delinquency, school drop-out and drug abuse prevention services to 350 youth, a 27 percent increase.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

September is Alcohol andDrug Treatment Month.

Treatment for alcoholism and other addictions has saved millions of lives.

By offering hope and recovery to those suffering from the disease, treatment has reunited families, reinstated valuable employees, decreased criminal behavior and improved the health of Americans of every age and neighborhood.

The county's only non-profit intermediate residential treatment program, Hope House, helps clients change their lives establish new living patterns and develop skills required for sobriety and abstinence, and stay sober, regardless of ability to pay.

The accredited facility, located in Crownsville offers individual and group counseling, family supportand education as well as communication building skills.

Hope House is seeking private partnerships with local businesses as well as contributions from individuals. Information and donations: 923-6700; 987-0242; or write: P.O. Box 546, Crownsville, Md. 21032.

COUNSELING ISAVAILABLE

Assistance in working through problems such as job lossor the death of a loved one is available through the 13 community counseling centers of Lutheran Social Services of Maryland. Information: 532-9600.

Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.