AHS Community Action Projects Presentation
Teen Drug and Alcohol Harm Reduction in Ashland Schools
This semester, students in Ms. Floren’s Community Action Projects class at AHS chose to investigate a problem in their community, analyze policies to address it, and promote the policy they deem to be most suitable. The problem this semester’s students chose to analyze was teen alcohol and substance abuse.
After analyzing statistics, interviews with police, school administrators, parents and students in the community, they have chosen to embrace a policy of “harm reduction” in Ashland Schools. They have put together a policy they believe will create the most harm reduction and greatest positive impact on affected students.
For more information on this policy, and on the urgency and severity of the problem of drugs amongst our student body, you are invited to attend our CAPs Presentation on Weds, Jan 8 at 4:45 in AHS Library. We will be joined by school administrators, members of the Drug and Alcohol Coalition, Dept of Health and Human Services, Ashland School Board, parents, teachers, and our own State Senator, Jeff Golden.
All are welcome to come, listen, and ask questions, or just show support for these engaged, passionate students, trying to affect change in our community.