is an assembly held at area high schools where Joe Marino shares his story
about how alcohol and drugs controlled and began to destroy every aspect of his life. Today Joe is a changed person. Joe shares his message with area students, encouraging them to make better choices and avoid much of the hardship that Joe endured. You can connect with Joe through his Facebook page
Conceived by Hastings students of the Youth Leadership Academy and the Mayor's Youth Council, SHOCK BLOCK is designed to point students to resources for overcoming the dangerous use of alcohol and drugs. For more information, contact Area Substance and Alcohol Abuse Prevention (ASAAP) at 402 463-0524.