Drugs and AlcoholAny kind of substance abuse at an early age is concerning. The younger a child is when they begin using drugs or alcohol the more likely they are to develop a life long addiction. Now is the time to begin talking to your child about drugs and alcohol.For more information, please visit Jana Marie Foundation's Candid Conversations: Drugs and Alcohol.Additional resources can be found online at Schlow Library.
Past Straight Talk Recordings on Drugs and Alcohol
Straight Talk: Drugs & Alcohol: What's Out There? October 17, 2017Straight Talk: Drugs & Alcohol: What's Out There? October 18, 2016Straight Talk: Drugs & Alcohol: October 2015:
Current Drug Trends in Our Community - What's Out TherePresenters: Alison Turley, Youth Service Bureau Prevention Program Specialist. and School Resource Officers Terry Stec and Robert KeenSession focused on current drug trends in Centre County, signs to look for if you have concerns that your child might be using drugs and/or alcohol, and identification of drugs and their packaging, plus questions and discussion with the presenters. Recorded October 15, 2013.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016: DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: WHAT'S OUT THERE?
Presented by Denise McCann and Officer Adam Salyards
Parents and caregivers of teenagers need to have the most up-to-date information about drugs and alcohol use in the community. Join us for an information session
including a drug and alcohol overview, local drug trends, red flags for youth drug use, and tips for parents regarding how to talk to kids about drugs and alcohol.
This program will:
1. Make you aware of the drug and alcohol trends in Centre County
2. Teach you how to recognize warning signs
3. Give you tips of how to talk to your kids about drugs and alcoholThe Straight Talk seminars are made possible by the Straight Talk Task Force, including members from:The Jana Marie Foundation, Youth Service Bureau, Communities That Care Partnership, and the State College Area School District administration, faculty and staff.