Prevention Resources, Harvest FSC, and Safe Communities Coalition Partnering with Delaware Valley Schools to Present “Hidden in Plain Sight”

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–Please join Prevention Resources, Inc., in partnership with the Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon/Somerset, Harvest Family Success Center, Alexandria Middle School, Holland Township Middle School, Delaware Valley High School, and the DEA, for a special presentation  “Hidden in Plain Sight”.

The event will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2017, from 6:30-8:30PM, at Alexandria Middle School, located at 557 County Road 513, Pittstown, NJ 08867.The event provides attendees the opportunity to view a mock teen bedroom from 6:30pm to 7pm. The presentation will begin at 7pm, which will highlight how to identify drugs that may be be hidden in plain sight and show parents how to recognize the signs that a child might be using drugs or alcohol, and more.

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The presentation features DEA Tim McMahon addressing marijuana, specifically looking at THC levels, concentrates, the effects marijuana has on the brain, and parenting tips regarding marijuana use. McMahon emphasizes how marijuana use affects a person’s IQ, academics, memory, decision making, coordination, motivation, driving, and more. He also dives into the importance of setting clear rules, expectations, and consequences for kids with marijuana use.

This event is open to the public and will provide families additional tools to set clear expectations and consequences regarding substance use

For more information or to register please call: 908-782-3909 or email Jean Ciullo at jciullo@njprevent.com

About PR, Inc.:  Prevention Resources, Inc. (formally known as, Hunterdon Prevention Resources) supports the health and wellness of individuals, families, and the communities we serve by providing education, counseling, advocacy for policies, and collaboration necessary to keep our communities healthy and drug free.   For confidential help or for services or programs, contact us at 908-782-3909.  For more information on the organization, visit us online at www.njprevent.com. Also, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HPRNJ.

About Safe Communities Coalition:  The goal of the Safe Communities Coalition is to live in a safe and healthy community by eliminating drug use, underage drinking and prescription drug abuse.  Through wide-spread community collaboration, environmental change, and community education in Hunterdon and Somerset counties, the Safe Communities Coalition will address areas of concern including, but not limited to, reducing Rx drug abuse across the lifespan, underage drinking, tobacco, marijuana, heroin, and other drug use.  For more information on the Coalition, visit our website at www.safecoalition.org or follow us on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/SafeCommunitiesCoalition, Twitter @safe_coalition or Instagram at safe_coalition.

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