PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Across the region local schools are teaching about the dangers of drug abuse.

Red Ribbon Week, as it’s called, is a time for students to learn about the effects and dangers of drug use.

Jill Nowak, a lab testing expert with Any Lab Test Now in Tualatin, joined AM Extra to talk about how to know if your child is taking drugs.

Watch the full video in the player above for more information.