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Hoops for Hope
Sunday, April 10, 1-4 p.m.
Jenkins Gymnasium, Arnold Campus
Tickets are $5 each.

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and County Police Chief Timothy J. Altomare will be on hand to start the basketball game. In between quarters, information about recovery efforts in the county will be shared. The event will benefit AACC’s Collegiate Recovery Center.

The Substance Abuse Education Office is located in Health Services and staffed by a Registered Nurse, Certified Prevention Professional. 

The Substance Abuse Education Office prepares the campus community with  knowledge, skills and tools necessary for making educated choices regarding substance use. We offer free and confidential individual information sessions, assessments, referrals and support as well as campus-wide educational programming, sponsored events and classroom guest lecturing. These services are augmented by partnerships with community prevention and treatment experts.

Anne Arundel Community College recognizes the special needs of students in recovery and has established a Collegiate Recovery Center (CRC). The CRC is located in the Student Union Room 208B and is staffed by a trained peer support specialist to inspire and encourage academic and social fulfillment. Additionally, the Substance Abuse Education Office hosts regular AA and NA meetings on campus. Please call 410-777-2527 for additional information.

The SPEAR Club (Spreading Prevention & Awareness Resources) is an Official Student Association Club. SPEAR is a diverse group of students who use their collective experiences and evidence based information to develop prevention programming.  Find like-minded friends and make a real impact- join us and become a Nationally Certified Peer Health Educator. This is a nationally recognized credential that is a great addition to your resume, as a SPEAR club member this certification is provided to you free of charge!


Loretta L. Lawson-Munsey, R.N., C.C.M., C.P.P.
Coordinator, Substance Abuse Education Office
Advisor to SPEAR (Spreading Prevention & Awareness Resources)

Room: SUN Building, room 120
Phone: 410-777-2527
Fax: 410-777-7044
Hours: Fall & spring semesters only

Please call or e-mail for an appointment.

AACC Drug & Alcohol Referrals, Resources, and Policy Information PDF