Drugs Uncovered: What Parents and Adults Need to Know at Jones County Civic Center

05/08/2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jones County Civic Center, Trenton

Parents, guardians, educators and counselors are invited to a FREE workshop on drug and alcohol abuse and ways to equip young people with the skills to make healthy choices.

The workshop, “Drugs Uncovered: What Parents and Adults Need to Know”, will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Jones County Civic Center, located at 832 State Highway 58, Trenton 28585.

This workshop is sponsored by Jones County NC Cooperative Extension.

Recently updated and enhanced, the Poe Center’s DRUGS UNCOVERED program explores the teenage drug, alcohol and tobacco culture of today. The two hour workshop combines a lecture-style format with an interactive, traveling exhibit.  At approximately 20’ X 20’, the Poe Center’s “Teenager of Today’s Bedroom” holds over 70 references to substances that include elements of pop culture and common and not-so-common hiding places for drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
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Participants will learn about trends in substance abuse and ways to communicate effectively with children and teens about these issues. All attendees will also receive free materials, including resources to educate young people about being drug-free and alcohol-free.
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Parents and adults who work with elementary, middle and  high school students are strongly encouraged to participate!  This program is for ADULTS ONLY!
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Seating for the workshop is limited, please register online at http://bit.ly/1een9sQ.  You may contact Erin Morgan with questions at (252) 448-9621  OR erin_morgan@ncsu.edu.