Ocean City Prepares For "College Beach Weekend"Ocean City Prepares For “College Beach Weekend”

OCEAN CITY, Md. – As high school graduates flock to Ocean City to celebrate the milestone, town leaders are encouraging them to play it safe. 

The Play It Safe Project is a 30 year old statewide prevention project targeting high school graduates who celebrate their graduation either in their hometown or at the beach in Ocean City, Maryland. 

It has been coordinated by the Worcester County Health Department in partnership with the Ocean City Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee, Inc. with support from the Town of Ocean City and the Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration’s Prevention Coordinator Network.  

According to the website, the Project’s mission and message is “to encourage responsible celebration fun – without the use of alcohol or other drugs. This message seeks to reduce specific risk factors while increasing specific protective factors.”

You can view a full list of activities here.

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