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Posted on: October 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Watch UR BAC Current Drug Trends Presentation

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(Longview, TX) Partners in Prevention’s Aspire Mentoring Program (AMP) and Coalition for Drug Free Youth (CDFY) are co-hosting Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC program on Friday, October 21st from noon-1pm at Maude Cobb Convention Center, 100 Grand Blvd, Longview. The Watch UR BAC program provides information about underage drinking laws, social hosting laws, trends in alcohol, and drug trends and culture.

“Watch UR BAC staff bring such important statistics and education specifically targeted to each individual community, and they do so in such an interactive way,” said Whitney Pierce, CDFY Program Coordinator. “They set up a mock teenager’s bedroom with hidden stash containers, drug references, vape pens, and clothing brands and their meanings to educate adults on recent youth drug trends.”

Tickets are $10 and include the cost of lunch. Seating is limited. Check here to register.

Additional Information

If you are familiar with 420 but not 710, it is time for an update! We will have a mock bedroom set up with stash containers, drug references, vape pens, etc. to interactively educate you on:

  • Recent youth drug trends
  • Containers for concealment
  • Clothing brands and their meanings
  • What is being sold in your area
  • Plus so much more!

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC program, in cooperation with TxDOT, offers a program geared toward educating adults of new alcohol and drug trends. Bobbi Brooks, Program Manager for the Watch UR BAC program with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, graduated from Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and majored in Early Childhood Development.  Bobbi obtained her EMT certification and was a volunteer firefighter while earning her degree.  She has over 13 years’ experience educating youth and adults on traffic safety.  The majority of the time has been spent in the area of alcohol and drug awareness.  Bobbi is also a certified child passenger safety technician.

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