Events

"Let’s Talk"  Starting a Support Group
Date:  January 28, 2020
Time:  6:30 to 8 p.m.
Location:  Calvert Library, Meeting Room 2, Costley Way, Prince Frederick


Topic:  May people participate in support groups.  While some run smoothly and last for years, other groups may not.  The training will provide information on how to start and run a support group.   Who should lead the meeting?  What topics to discuss?  How often should we meet? 

Stephanie Newman, MS, LCPC, LCADC, NCC, Calvert Behavioral Health Services, Dual Diagnosis Counselor, will lead the discussion.  

This is a FREE program sponsored by CAASA and Calvert Behavioral Health Services - Prevention Office. 

Seating is limited.  Registration is required. 

Call 410-535-3733 or e-mail CAASA@calvertcountymd.gov with questions or to register.
This is not a library sponsored event. 


"Let’s Talk"  Mental Health and Your Teen:  What’s the Connection to Substance Misuse
Date:  February 11, 2020
Time:  6 to 8 p.m.
Location:  Calvert Library, Meeting Room 2, Costley Way, Prince Frederick


Topic:  Being a teenager can be difficult.  Stress, depression and anxiety are just a few of the mental health issues facing teens.  Come learn about the importance of mental health in a child’s development and signs that a child is struggling.  Leaving mental health issues untreated can lead to negative behaviors, such as substance use.  Learn how to provide support and connect with services to keep your child moving forward in a positive direction.  Positive mental health allows people to realize their full potential, cope with life’s stresses, be productive and make positive contributions to their communities

The presentation will be lead by Christina Spangler, Southern Maryland Regional Supervisor, Maryland Coalition of Families and Ginger Rosela, Family Peer Support Specialist, Maryland Coalition of Families.  

This is a FREE event. 

Seating is limited.  Registration is required.  Call 410-535-3733 or e-mail CAASA@calvertcountymd.gov with questions or to register. This is not a library sponsored event. 


Comedy Invasion of Project Graduation Featuring the Capitol Steps
Date:  March 6, 2020
Time:  7 p.m. - Doors open / 8 p.m. Show starts
Location:  Huntingtown High School Auditorium, 4125 N. Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown


Join us for an evening of political satire offered by the Capitol Steps paired with an amazing Silent Auction all to benefit Project Grad.
Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door.  CAASA Members and students ages 13-18 can purchase tickets for $25 in advance. 

Purchase tickets by check on cash at the following locations:- CAASA Office, 30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick and  Floral Expressions, Owings, Maryland

Credit card purchases can be made at comedyinvasion2020.eventbrite.com

Our Silent Auction begins at 7 p.m.   Payment is by cash or check only.  Be sure to participate!  We have an awesome assortment of items donated by local businesses, such as Half Shell Adventures Boat Cruises, Calvert Marine Museum, and Wine and Design to name just a few.