VIDEO: Parents Relate Child’s Loss to Drugs

January 15, 2012

Alicia Lannes was a Fairfax County high school honor student and athlete who died of a drug overdose in her home on March 5, 2008. Her parents, Donna and Greg Lannes, related Alicia’s tragedy at a substance abuse forum at George Mason High School on January 4, 2012. Others featured in this video are Jennifer Lewis-Cooper, coordinator of a Fairfax drug abuse prevention organization, and Karen Case, a Falls Church City Public Schools drug abuse prevention specialist. The video is 56 minutes long.

January 15, 2012 


2 Responses to “VIDEO: Parents Relate Child’s Loss to Drugs”

  1. Brian Sulc on January 17th, 2012 9:59 pm

    We have a long way to go before this City faces up to and takes on the drug problem we’re facing, but this was a great step. Thank you to all who were involved and who participated.

  2. TFC on January 18th, 2012 7:06 am

    Very powerful, thanks to the participants for sharing stories.

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