Irmo Community Alert: Free Substance Abuse Prevention Event

Hosted by the Irmo Police Department

IRMO, SC – Mark your calendars! The Irmo Police Department is hosting a free community event to help raise awareness and prevent substance abuse among youth. The event, titled “High in Plain Sight”, features the nationally acclaimed Officer Jermaine Galloway, also known as “The Tall Cop”.

Officer Galloway’s engaging presentation aims to educate attendees on identifying potential substance abuse risk factors. This event is essential for anyone concerned about youth and community health.

What You Will Learn:

  • Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use: Learn to identify early signs of alcohol and drug use.
  • Identification of Drug Paraphernalia: Get acquainted with common items that may indicate drug use and recognize popular party drugs.
  • Dangers of Synthetic Drugs: Understand the risks associated with synthetic drugs and the misuse of over-the-counter medications.
  • Recognition of Alcohol Use: Identify indications of alcohol use, including telltale signs in clothing and beverage choices.

Who Should Attend:

This session is designed for adults only. Parents, educators, community leaders, and concerned citizens are strongly encouraged to participate. It’s an excellent opportunity to gain valuable insights and help protect the youth in our community.

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, July 19th, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Location: Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College Street, Irmo
  • Admission: Free
  • Registration: Secure your spot by visiting this link

Don’t miss out on this chance to learn from one of the best in the field of substance abuse prevention. Join us for an informative and eye-opening session with Officer Jermaine Galloway, and help make a difference in our community.

For more information, visit the Irmo Police Department’s website or contact them directly. We look forward to seeing you there and working together to keep our community safe and informed.

Additional Information

  • Parking: Free parking is available on-site at Midlands Technical College.
  • Contact: For any questions or further details, contact the Irmo Police Department at (803) 123-4567.
  • Accessibility: The venue is accessible for individuals with disabilities. Please inform the organizers in advance if you require special accommodations.

Join us and be part of the effort to combat substance abuse in our community. Together, we can make a positive impact!