How Do You Combat Substance Abuse Issues?
In light of the issues raised at Wednesday's Substance Abuse Awareness night, how
The message during Wednesday's Substance Abuse Awareness Night was clear. Communication is a key element in preventing addiction issues.
But as Police Chief Michael Begonis told the crowd inside Wilmington Middle School, there is no "silver bullet" that will guarantee children won't become addicted to drugs.
Begonis and other speakers offered tips, stressing the importance of things like family dinners and monitoring social media and cell phone use.
So how do you handle the difficult topic of drug use with your family?
What tip do have for your fellow residents to talk to your children about drug use? What were your thoughts on Wednesday's Substance Abuse Awareness Night? Overall, what is Wilmington's best chance of slowing down or stopping the number of problems the town has with drug addiction? What did you most learn during Wednesday's presentation?
Let us know your thoughts on these questions and anything else that is on your mind when it comes to drug use in Wilmington. Weigh in with your opinions in the comments section below.