September is Recovery month.
In celebration of all those struggling with substance use disorder who are working to create a better life for themselves and their families. While the challenges are many, this month Harford County will be focused on supporting recovery, treatment, and prevention.
Events focused on recovery, treatment and prevention are also planned in the next 30 days include:
September 6 – Rage Against Addiction crab feast at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (6 – 9 p.m.)
September 12 – Homecoming Project gala at Water’s Edge Events Center (6 – 10 p.m.)
September 13 – Embracing Recovery and Wellness Summit Mountain Christian Church Abingdon Campus (8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
September 14 – Char Hope Harbor of Strength Memorial Race at Tydings Park (8 – 11 a.m.)
September 19 – Discussion with Dr. Leonard Sax, author of “Boys Adrift”; “Girls on the Edge”; and “Why Gender Matters”; at Bel Air High School (6:30 – 8:00 p.m.)
September 20 – Harford County Kinship Conference – Relative’s Matter at the EpiCenter in Edgewood (8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
September 20 – Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, children’s author/illustrator of “Hey Kiddo” at the Havre de Grace Library (3 – 4 p.m.)
September 24 & 26 – Discussion with Mark Mero, professional wrestler and motivational speaker at Edgewood HS on 9/24 and Patterson Mill HS on 9/26 ( 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.)
September 26 – The Harford County Second Chance Job and Resource Fair at the EpiCenter in Edgewood (9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
The Klein Family Harford Crisis Center is now open 24/7. If you have a question, need services, they are there to help. Hotline, Mobile Crisis, Walk-in Urgent Care, Outpatient treatment, and short-term residential treatment are available to everyone regardless of where you live or if you have insurance.
When someone you love needs help…
Should you seek help from the Crisis Center or the Emergency Department? If you are unsure or if you need help immediately, always call 911.
- In need of urgent and short-term care to manage behavioral health symptoms
- Experiencing suicidal thoughts
- Experiencing drug/alcohol addiction
- Those seeking voluntary help
- Attempted suicide
- Medically unstable or in need of life-saving care
- Danger to him/herself and/or others
- Individuals on an emergency petition (violent, suicidal)