A Special Edition of Surviving Bad: Iowa Students Speak Out on Alcohol, Marijuana and Vaping. Filmed at MFL MarMac HS in Monona, Iowa with a live audience, students share their innermost thoughts and fears of the high-risk activities they encounter.

Here is the Press Release:
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – May 15, 2019 – Students and teachers at MFL MarMac High School turned to television to share personal stories they hope will give other teens, parents and the public a better understanding of high-risk activities young people encounter in Iowa today.

The MFL MarMac students shared their insights about alcohol, marijuana and vaping before a live audience as part of a public service initiative between The Partnership for a Healthy Iowa and Mediacom MC22. Mediacom filmed the student forum for a special edition of its televised series, “Surviving Bad.” The public can watch the special episode on MC22 starting Thursday, May 16, at 7:00 pm.

Viewers who tune-in will hear the local students speak openly about their experiences and the fears they face when pressured to engage in high-risk activities. The one-hour program was recently filmed at MFL MarMac High School in Monona and is hosted by Peter Komendowski, President of The Partnership for a Healthy Iowa.

Now in its 6th year, “Surviving Bad” is a public service television series produced monthly by Mediacom MC22 and The Partnership for a Healthy Iowa. The show promotes healthy families and safe communities by preventing substance abuse. The Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy recognized Mediacom MC22 television producers in Cedar Rapids with an award for outstanding public service for producing the series.

TV Schedule, “Surviving Bad” featuring MFL MarMac H.S. students:

  • Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.
  • Sunday, May 19 at 11 a.m.

MC22 is available on Mediacom lineups at channel 22 and 822

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