Forks: Anti-drug, alcohol rally to be held Saturday

FORKS – A drug and alcohol awareness rally will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Common Ground, across from the Fire Department in Forks.

There will be up-to-date information of what early signs of drug and alcohol abuse look like, how to go about addressing the issue positively and how to effectively stop the problem before it becomes a life-threatening matter.

There will be pamphlets and other information provided by organizations, available for each level of understanding (children, teenagers, adults) and there will also be a demonstration showing commond kinds of drugs.

A short documentary will be shown on methamphetimine and marijuana and how to spot drug activity in your household or neighborhood. There will be an open microphone for anyone interested in speaking about past or present experiences, whether a user or someone affected by a person using drugs.

There will be goodies for the kids and a free drawing to win a backpack full of school supplies.

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