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Substance Abuse Education, Policy, and Resources

In compliance with the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988; the Federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989: the Maryland Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Plan; the Maryland Higher Education Commissioner's policies of June 27, 1990; and the Start Talking Maryland Act of 2017, Garrett College is dedicated in spirit and in compliance with the law to provide an alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free environment.

The College recognizes substance abuse as an illness and a major health problem. The College also recognizes substance abuse as a potential safety and security problem. Students and employees needing help in dealing with such problems are encouraged to use community or campus assistance programs.

For more information, please contact Shelley Menear, Coordinator of Safety, Security, and Compliance in room FA-713, by email at shelley.menear@garrettcollege.edu , or by phone at 301-387-3037.

For detailed information about policy, procedures, prevention education, and resources, click on the (Important Documents/Links box).

Documents to include with this page:

Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (#2024 and 2024A) Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Awareness Policy and Procedure (#2025 and 2025A)

Links to include with this page:

College Parents Matter Maryland Collaborative