• Monday, October 7, 2019


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Decoding the Mysteries of the Teen Domain: An Exhibit and Program for Parents and the Community

Top Secret Project


The Top Secret Project

Join community members for this interactive presentation—and tour a mock bedroom—to learn about everyday items that could signal teen drug use or involvement in other risky or harmful behaviors. Parents: It's not snooping when you can help prevent a more serious issue. 

Presenters will: 

  • Identify possible warning signs of alcohol or other drug use, eating disorders, self-harm and other mental health disorders
  • Explore strategies and techniques for effective communication, setting clear
  • expectations and modeling healthy behaviors for the teen in your life 
  • Provide helpful resources for intervention, conversation starters and additional prevention information

October 7
5:30-8:30 p.m. 

Journey Church 
3500 Spring Forest Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27616 



5:30-6 p.m. Exhibit open for touring 
6-6:30 p.m. Introduction by Leah Wright, retired educator and founder of Wake Monarch Academy recovery high school
6:30-8:30 p.m. Presentation with Q&A

Jessica Wong

Jessica Wong
Regional Director of Outreach
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Wong oversees a team whose primary function is to provide resources and education to professionals and families regarding addiction, recovery and mental health. She is a certified prevention professional in Minnesota. In addition to her work with addiction, Wong is a well-known local and national speaker on the topic of teenagers and technology.  

Cendee Palmer

Cendee Palmer, CPP
Outreach Manager for Adult and Youth Services
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Palmer, a certified prevention professional in Minnesota, provides information to families and professionals needing treatment and shares recovery resources for adolescents and young adults across the country. Before joining the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, she helped youth and families struggling with addiction and mental health issues through her role as a treatment placement specialist. Palmer regularly speaks with parents and professionals across the country about prevention and available resources. 




Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Triangle Springs Wake Monarch Academy



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