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Tribe Time tackles tough issues

Tribe Time tackles tough issues

January 23rd, 2013 in News

Jacob Robertson, standing, and Alex Thompson, left, Character Council members at Russellville High School, recently led a Tribe Time discussion on the dangers and second-hand effects of substance abuse.

RUSSELLVILLE, Mo. - Tribe Time can be a safe place for peers to talk genuinely about their concerns and experiences.

At the semi-monthly meetings of no more than two dozen Cole County R-1 high school students per "tribe," the student-leaders broached the topic of drugs and alcohol.

Students and leaders shared personal stories of loss, discouragement and hope related to friends or family members who suffered from substance abuse.