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Neighbors Growing Together | Aug 18, 2018

‘High in Plain Sight’

US top experts in drug and alcohol trends presenting in West Burlington in June
Apr 06, 2018

Des Moines County Living Well and Scott County Kids are partnering to present “High in Plain Sight: You can’t Stop What You Don’t Know,” June 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or June 26 from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Attendees will learn about alcohol and drug indicators of at-risk youth; how alcohol and drugs are concealed on school property, in the classroom and on or in clothing; logos and terms related to underage drinking, marijuana use and over-the-counter drug abuse; prevention tools including improving school policies and procedures for student alcohol and drug abuse.

The speaker, Idaho Law-Enforcement Officer Jermaine Galloway, is regarded as one of the U.S.’s top experts in drug and alcohol trends. Galloway has specialized in underage drinking and drug enforcement for more than 15 years.

The presentation will be held at the Blackhawk Room at Great River Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Rd. in West Burlington. Continuing Education Credit is available upon completion of the course for nurses and social workers.

The registration deadline for this class is June 4. The event is free. More information and registration is available at

For questions, email or call 563-326-8221.

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