The Apple Valley Police and Eastview High School are partnering with Dakota County and ISD 191 to present a two-part series on addiction and chemical use/abuse.
Event #1, Wednesday, October 25th, Eastview High School Performing Arts Center
Top Secret Project: Decoding the Mysteries of the Teen Domain
A TRAVELING EXHIBIT & PROGRAM FOR PARENTS
- The Top Secret Project is a unique traveling exhibit designed to help parents recognize unfamiliar hazards that are often in plain sight. Using a simulated teenager’s bedroom, the interactive exhibit includes hundreds of items that when seen through an educated lens, could be a signal that there’s a problem. The exhibit is interactive and accompanied by a presentation and a discussion with presenters from Hazelden and Dakota County.
6:00pm – 6:30pm Resource Fair and Bedroom Exhibit
6:30pm – 8:00pm Presentation/Discussion
8:00pm – 8:30pm Informal Time/Q & A
All are welcome to attend this free event to learn more about potential hidden hazards in a teen’s domain…NOTE: THIS EVENT IS TARGETED TO ADULTS ONLY
Event #2: Thursday, November 16th, Eastview High School Performing Arts Center
Know the Truth Dakota County Community Forum
A FORUM FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS, PARENTS AND OTHER CONCERNED ADULTS
- Join us for a panel event that will include: Dakota County Drug Task Force, Apple Valley Police Department, EVHS School Resource Officer Brian Plantz, EVHS Assistant Principal Jodi Hanson, and Know the Truth Prevention Specialist. Learn more about how chemical use/abuse impacts our community and our kids. Parent perspective and personal stories will be included, with parents and recovering young adults sharing their real life experiences with addiction.
6:00pm – 6:30pm Resource Fair and free Community Dinner (hosted by Burger Jones)
6:30pm – 7:30pm Panel Presentation
7:30pm – 8:00pm Discussion and Q & A
All are welcome to attend this free event. This event is one of two identical community forums in Dakota County; the other will be held at the Diamondhead Educational Center in Burnsville on Tuesday, November 14th. NOTE: THIS EVENT IS TARGETED TO ADULTS ONLY