A California Deputy’s Story

A California Deputy’s Story

Why am I passionate about stopping “hi-po” pot?.. It’s a long story but you might find it interesting so save it for when you have a second extra. We drug educators rarely have any free time now. Let me count the reasons why I hate pot…gosh, there are so...
It’s Not Just Pot Anymore

It’s Not Just Pot Anymore

This speech was originally given at a Voices of Victims event.Hi. My name is Kira Russo. I’m here in honor of my younger son, Andy Bauer, who in September 2018 ended his own life. Andy was an amazing young man. Like many others describe their loved ones, he was very...
People Have No Idea How Dangerous Weed Can Be

People Have No Idea How Dangerous Weed Can Be

My heart goes out to those that have lost a child. It is absolutely a parent’s worst nightmare.    My 24-year-old son had his first psychotic break 2 years ago. He was diagnosed with bipolar 1. The weed was not considered that big of a deal. His first doctor...