Youth from Darke and Shelby Counties attended a Youth-Led Prevention workshop Saturday, Feb. 7 at Edison Community College in Piqua. Leading the training was Jim Ryan, an Ohio certified consultant and former director of Drug Free Action Alliance. The training was organized and sponsored by the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services. Youth teams attending represented We Are the Majority in Darke County, and the Big Buddies program in Shelby County. The training focused on techniques for engagement and effectiveness, and was free to the youth participants.
Brad Reed is Director of Community Resource Development at the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services.