Op-Ed: Engaging Teens to Confront Social and Health Challenges

Several Loudoun Now articles have focused on the county’s actions to reduce suicides among teens and their use of opiates and other addictive drugs. I’m reminded of a similar challenge faced by Berkeley High School (California) in the late “tune in-turn on-drop out” 1960s. Loudoun County high schools and area youth agencies might wish to take a look at the approach Berkeley used to address such issues.