Western Anne Arundel County
Substance Abuse Prevention

WASP is taking the sting out of Alcohol Crashes, Binge Drinking
and Underage Drinking.

Zip Codes Served
Our Team


Katie Wargo


Debbie Tall

Coalition Chair




Contact W.A.S.P.

Our Mission

WASP aims to prevent alcohol and other drug use among youth, and promote safe and healthy behaviors.

Our Vision

Establish a safe and informed community without underage drinking or misuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Our Goals

  • Reduce underage drinking among youth
  • Reduce binge drinking
  • Reduce alcohol-related crashes
  • Develop and implement culturally competent, evidence-based, environmental prevention strategies

Our Strategies

  • Compliance checks of liquor establishments
  • Implement awareness activities
  • Educate parents, youth and the community
  • Provide media advocacy
  • Provide education to the community or your organization

Attention Owners and Managers of Alcohol-Selling Establishments in Anne Arundel County!

Do you have a few minutes to answer some questions that will help guide us in creating the standards which will serve as the foundation for the Safe County Alliance initiative? The survey takes approximately 3 minutes to complete. We appreciate your insight and time.

Take Survey Now

Any questions or concerns can be directed to Caitlin Hall at DOH, 410-222-1841 or hdhall44@aacounty.org

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

W.A.S.P. Events

Jul 04

WASP Coalition Meeting

July 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Jul 05

Recovery Anne Arundel (ROSC) Monthly Meeting

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Aug 01

WASP Coalition Meeting

August 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am