CLARKSBURG, WV (AP) — A new education and outreach program targeting drug abuse is launching in North Central West Virginia.
program is called Project Future: The Right Prescription for West
Virginia. Law enforcement officials and local school administrators
announced the effort Thursday in Clarksburg.
Members of the
Greater Harrison County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force board will
visit schools across the region over the next year. The visits will
include guest speakers who have experiences with addiction.
Community awareness meetings for parents will be held in the evenings.
U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says the goal is for every child to live a life free from substance abuse.
County assistant schools superintendent Gregory Moore says the program
will supplement programs already in place in the county's schools.
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