Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks says yet another menacing new drug is taking a terrible toll on abusers. It's a synthetic drug called "krokodil," and while it's not yet widespread, it's beginning to appear in the western U.S.
On Sunday afternoon, January 19th, the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Commerce will once again host the 2014 The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Celebration, promoting leadership by example.
The Hunt County African American Leadership Conference event is a vehicle through which to underscore individual commitments to tenets generally associated with the legacy of Dr. King, and to recognize those individuals publicly.
A&M-Commerce associate professor of counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks discusses anger management techniques, and says Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is an example of someone who struggles with controlling his anger.
Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, associate professor of counseling and student affairs coordinator at Texas A&M University-Commerce, warns that innocent-sounding "bath salts" are highly addictive synthetic drugs that are sold over-the-counter in Northeast Texas. The effects of of "bath salts" are similar to cocaine, Dr. Hendricks says.