UC Clermont Hosts Drug Facts Awareness Day - Jan. 25

UC Clermont College is hosting a Drug Awareness Day from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Krueger Auditorium.

 

Ty Sells, director of Training for Youth to Youth International, will facilitate the discussion and lead teams in a friendly competition around drug facts. Lunch will be provided for students along with small group sessions where adults will listen to students’ ideas regarding drugs and alcohol.

 

The event is being sponsored by UC Clermont Advocate Network (UCCAN - a UC Clermont College Student Organization). UCCAN invites the Clermont Community to attend the presentation "'Clear the Air' the 7 most common myths about marijuana. Got your drug facts straight?"

 

If you are a high school student or college student and would like to learn more about shattering the myths please consider attending by contacting: Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator for Social Work at UC Clermont - Jill Gomez at jill.gomez@uc.edu

 

UC Clermont is one of 12 schools in Ohio participating in this National Initiative to raise awareness and provide accurate information for youth regarding drugs and alcohol.

 

The UC Clermont College is located at 4200 Clermont College Dr., in Batavia.

 

For more information about this initiative, please visit:

https://teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-alcohol-facts-week

About us:

UC Clermont College is located in the center of Clermont County on 91 beautiful wooded acres in Batavia Township.  The college is an accredited, open-access college offering more than 50 programs, associate degrees and a bachelor degree. UC East, a Clermont County expansion in the former Ford plant in Batavia Township, opened in the fall of 2010. It is home to UC Clermont's Allied Health programs. The college is part of the nationally recognized University of Cincinnati. For more information, call 513-732-5319 or visit www.ucclermont.edu