Hidden in Plain Sight (H.I.P.S.)

Hidden in Plain Sight (H.I.P.S), is a community awareness program to educate parents on signs of risky behavior. The program is a hands on learning experience that allows parents to experience current trends which could be signs of risky behavior

What to do and where to get help?

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
  • Tobacco (Juuls/Vaping)
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Sexual Behaviors
  • Violence
  • Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Other Possible Risky Behaviors


The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office along with 15 Community Partners have created this a three dimensional mock-up of a teenager’s bedroom that parents and primary care givers can see and touch. The experience is to learn the illusions and educate yourself about what you are seeing, and what you should look for. This program comes to your location with all props and resource materials. This seminar will last approx. 2 hours and is full of information that every parent or guardian needs to know. This is for ADULTS ONLY.