A bag of gummy bears, an errant shoelace, or a can of Axe body spray may seem beneath your notice as a parent, but these harmless items could be hiding a sinister truth. These, and many other innocuous objects, can be used by teens to ingest drugs or alcohol, or to cover up illicit activities after the fact.
The Safe Harbor Drug Coalition, launched in 2014 by Marita Carpenter and Christine Murphy, held a community presentation about teen substance abuse at Willcutt Commons on October 22. A hundred concerned parents and community leaders attended the event, titled “Hidden in Plain Sight.”
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Cohasset Mariner, October 30, 2015