In our debut episode we spotlight our Drug Free All Star program and interview two All Stars, Tia from Lufkin High School and Jada from Diboll High School.
5:00 - Why they wanted to join the Drug Free All Star Program and what their expectations were.
9:00 - They share their favorite activities with the Drug Free All Stars, what they learned most, and where they saw the most impact.
13:30 - What are some reasons that teens they know turn to different substances? And what are the problems they've noticed at their schools?
17:30 - They discuss their future and how tough it has been going through their senior year during such a strange time. And what have they been doing to fill the time?
22:30 - How the Drug Free All Star Program has changed them and advice for juniors applying to the program.
25:30 - Executive Director Sharon Kruk explains the mission of The Coalition, how we serves the community, and some examples of our past work.
29:15 - What the different roles of the staff are and how the board is the driving force behind our work.
32:00 - What is the difference between The Coalition and direct service agencies like ADAC and the Burke Center?
36:30 - Smoking cessation small group classes offered by The Coalition are discussed.
The Coalition is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit in Lufkin, Texas, that serves Angelina County and beyond.
Do you or someone you know want to quit smoking? For information on The Coalition's Project Quit click here.