ARCpoint’s work this year with Red Ribbon Week seemed like a step along the path toward the parent education and support programs they hope to develop.
When Brooke Point's counselor Marialena Bridges asked if they knew anyone with first-hand experience who might be able to talk to students, Calderon saw it as a chance to help and share.
“It makes me extremely nervous,” Calderon said. “It’s a very intimate part of my life. I guess maybe two years ago I would have been too ashamed … I’d like to think that me going through all of this is maybe a calling.
“If it can help just one person, then it was worth it,” she said.
Click here to read the full article.