Anaconda-Deer Lodge County's Alcohol and Drug Services has kicked off the beginning of Red Ribbon week with decorations and placement of red ribbons throughout the community, according to a press release from local coordinator Loren Johnston.
The event is sponsored and supported by the Southwest Montana Drug Task Force
said activities will be provided in all schools as part of the prevention celebration to discourage alcohol, tobacco, and drug use in the
"The county has joined with the president and state leaders in proclaiming this week as Red Ribbon Week," he
...Johnston, a youth counselor and prevention specialist, has led the activities planning for Alcohol and Drug Services.Johnston
will present information to community members on Thursday night based on his
22 years of experience as an adolescent and young adult counselor.He
will provide an overview of prevention needs and community
planning.Johnston, a licensed addiction counselor and prevention specialist, joined the Alcohol and Drug Service team last June.
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