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There are countless ways you can join Operation Parent in helping preteens and teens make better choices for the future. Check out the activities we’ve got on the horizon, and learn more about how you can get involved.

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July 2021

Rebroadcast: Parenting for an Independent & Self-Reliant Child

July 1 • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Raising a child to be independent and self-reliant can be a struggle as we, the parents, deal with our own fears and emotional insecurity. Dr. Stephen Van Schoyck, Psychologist, will be joining us again to discuss his thoughts and perspective on rules to help parents raise a self-reliant child. Karen Lawrence, the Founder of Camp Hi-Ho near Louisville, Kentucky, and mother of three: Ben Lawrence, Blaine Lawrence, and Jennifer Lawrence, will join us as our guest interviewer. Attendees will learn…

LIVE webinar- Teens & Opioids: What Parents Need to Know

July 7 • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Operation Parent is again joining forces with Arlene Rice whose life’s work is to provide hope to anyone dealing with addiction. She will present an informative webinar digging deep into the topic of teen opioid use, focus on how prescription pain pills can lead to heroin or fentanyl use. Arlene will teach you about the various types of opioids, how to recognize use, and where and how a teen might conceal drugs. Most importantly, she is a parent who has…

August 2021

Rebroadcast: Helping Families Navigate The System of Addiction and Understand Treatment Options

August 4 • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Navigating the system of addiction can be an overwhelming task for families seeking help for their loved ones. This presentation will assist participants in understanding the various types of treatment options available, their definitions, and provide participants with a roadmap to guide families through the process of navigating the system of addiction. Arlene Rice. RN-BSN lives in Louisville, Kentucky where she is the Founder of the Gabriel Project 930, an outreach to those with a substance use disorder, their families,…