Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than those who don't, yet only a quarter of teens report having these conversations.

A Drug Safe Worthington

When: October 16, 2013 6:00 PM to November 1, 2013 9:30 PM
Where: Worthington, OH
Organizer: James Phipps
Summary: A Drug Safe Worthington will be hosting numerous Red Ribbon events throughout the course of Red Ribbon Week; thus raising awareness within the community, the schools and the businesses.

Event Details

Description

Drug Safe Worthington, Worthington City Schools and the Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force are partnering to celebrate the National Red Ribbon Campaign

Join us for educational events on how to prevent drug misuse and addiction within our own neighborhoods. And of course, celebrate Worthington’s connected, healthy and vibrant community!

Understanding Addiction Behavior: Squirrel Logic with Brad Lander PhD, LICDC
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Worthington Kilbourne High School
Come at 6 pm for a light dinner.
Learn how alcohol and drugs produce effects on the brain, what happens to adolescent brains over time and what modern treatments are available to help.

Youth to Youth will provide a separate session for middle and high school students focused on underage drinking, the positive aspects of not drinking and how to be proud of a drug free choice.

Generation Rx: Getting the Best Results from Your Medications
Thursday, October 17, 2013 | 9AM – 10AM | Griswold Center
Participate in an interactive presentation and learn from the faculty and students at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy simple steps to take in order to avoid unwanted and adverse medication side effects.

Unveiling of Rx Drug Drop Box
Monday, October 21, 2013 | Noon | Worthington Police Headquarters
Celebrate the installment of a secure prescription drug drop box in our community. Unwanted or expired pills can now be disposed of safely, without harm to our environment or residents.

Black Light Dance!
Friday, October 25, 2013 | 7:30PM-9:30PM | Worthington Kilbourne High School
Based on popular demand, youth from the feeder middle schools are invited to a themed evening with black lights. This drug-free celebration will include food, music and dance.

A Connected Community Concert with The Apple Bottom Gang
Sunday, October 27, 2013 | 5:30PM-7:30PM | Village Green
Join us for a fabulous fall concert! Enjoy music on the Village Green and celebrate a drug-free evening with neighbors, local businesses, family and friends. Picnic-style food is encouraged.

Tyler’s Light: “Speak Up and Save a Life”
Monday, October 28, 2013 | -8:30PM | Thomas Worthington High School
Hear an insightful story with video about the life-altering effects of prescription medicine abuse. Tyler’s Light is a non-profit created in memory of Tyler Campbell, a loving son, caring brother, athlete and solid student who fell victim to a drug overdose.

Youth to Youth will provide a separate session for middle and high school students focused on underage drinking, the positive aspects of not drinking and how to be proud of a drug free choice.

Operation: Street Smart
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 | 7PM-9PM | Thomas Worthington High School
Join the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office to learn about current drug trends, terminology and paraphernalia. Arm yourself with the information necessary to recognize the influences of the drug culture and be better prepared to help children make the right choices. (Must be 21 years old to attend.)

Black Light Dance!
Friday, November 1, 2013 | 7:30PM-9:30PM | Thomas Worthington High School
Based on popular demand, youth from the feeder middle schools are invited to a themed evening with black lights. This drug-free celebration will include food, music and dance.

Address

Worthington

Worthington, OH

Directions

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