Help Educate Loving Parents (HELP)
Prevention is the overall goal to ending opioid addiction. The Cape Coral Police Department is partnering with local professional resources to educate parents, school employees, Community leaders and government agencies regarding prevention and educating teens and youth about the dangers of alcohol and drug use related issues.
The Help Program will cover the following topics:
-Dangers of substance abuse on the body and brain.
-The consequences of being arrested for a drug and/or alcohol related crime. -Having an open dialogue with teen about alcohol/drug usage.
-Common drug impairment indicators.
-Drug paraphernalia familiarization and identification.
-Behavioral indicators to look for if a teen starts to abuse alcohol and/or drugs. -Resources available to parents.