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Hidden in Plain Sight Program to Provide Tips on Recognizing Drug Use in Teens

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School, on Garretson Road, will be hosting "Hidden in Plain Sight," a program to help parents recognize the signs a child might be using drugs or alcohol.

The program will be held April 24 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. There will be a light dinner at 6:30 p.m.

DEA Agent Tim McMahon will speak to parents and students about the signs to look for, and participants will view a mock teen bedroom, and get tips on how to talk to kids about drugs. The program will provide parents with clues from a teen's bedroom to help them determine whether their child might be experimenting with or using drugs or alcohol.

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According to a release, room decor, hidden compartments and items to conceal use will be located throughout the simulated teenager room.

The program is sponsored by the Bridgewater Township Police Department, Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association and BRHS Health Education Department.

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