Covert spaces teens use to hide drugs

So where do kids hide drugs? I went to an event called “Hidden in Plain Sight: To Snoop or Not to Snoop.” It was GOOD!

A teenager’s bedroom is replicated to allow parents to “snoop” around to find indicators of drug use and hiding spots.

“The Teens Care Too” coalition is comprised of Hanover County high school students dedicated to educating their peers and parents about the dangers of substance use. A grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation helped fund the project.

Part of the presentation was entering a “bedroom” that the teens set up and you go in and … Read more...

Resources and actions to take for families with an addicted loved one

Tom Bannard & Chris Baker
Tom Bannard & Chris Baker

Note from Anne Moss: While some of this post is focused on resources in Richmond, VA, a lot of it can be useful info no matter where you live.

Today’s guest post is from Tom Bannard, CADC, MBA, the Administrative Director for COBE and Program Coordinator for Rams in Recovery at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a person in long term recovery.

Tom is a board member of the JHW Foundation and Co-Founder of the Family Education Program, a free, weekly, education focused group for family members of people struggling with substance use disorders. The Read more...