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Hidden In Plain Sight Mock Bedroom

Welcome to the Hidden in Plain Sight Interactive Image! Click around the Teenager’s Mock Bedroom to find common household items that could be used to hide or disguise drug, alcohol, tobacco or other “risky” behaviors. While paranoia is never a good thing, neither is denial. Many items that you will find could be found in your teen’s room. However, that does not necessarily indicate your teen has an issue with risky behaviors. Hidden in Plain Sight is purely to bring awareness and give parents information that will ultimately encourage meaningful conversations with their teen.

Hidden In Plain Sight

Click around the room to find everyday items that might be signs of risky behavior. Please remember this is just for educational purposes! If you happen to see an item similar to one featured in the Hidden In Plain Sight image, use it as a chance to open a dialogue with your child about the potential dangers.

Hidden In Plain Sight

Drug Reference Room Decor

Posters and other types of room decor in a teenager's bedroom that glamorize alcohol or other drug use, can be indicative of attitudes that may lead to teen experimentation and use.

Marijuana Accessories

Joint Papers/Rolling Papers

Used to encase marijuana to make a joint or marijuana cigarette.


Along with eye drops, gum and mouth wash are things that could be used to hide the smell of alcohol on a person's breath.


Joint Tubes/Dube Tubes

The perfect size to hold joints, while also being water proof and odor proof.

Vape Hoodie

The drawstrings on the hood of the sweatshirt have a hidden vape device on one side and a rechargeable battery on the other side.

Marijuana Edibles

Gummy bears can be infused with THC or soaked in alcohol. Candy and food items infused with THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) the active ingredient in marijuana, are eaten to get high and look like non-drugged versions. For more information about THC edibles, check out our Copycat Cannabis Edibles blog post.

Fake Soda Can

Energy drinks, soda and iced tea cans with secret compartments, can be used to store drugs or other contraband.

Makeup and Lotion Containers

Lotion Containers: Empty lotion bottles can be used for _____________
Compact Makeup
Makeup Compact: Powder on mirror can indicate being used to "cut" drugs, or a makeup container can be used to store pills or other substances.

Lipstick Container: Lip balm containers can be used to store marijuana concentrate or honey butane. Lipstick containers can also be used to conceal other small items such as pills.

Mouth Wash, Air Spray & Eye Drops

Items such as these can be used to mask the smell of marijuana and hide signs of cannabis use such as red, irritated eyes.

Compressed Air Duster

 Huffing air duster or compressed air is one way people get high. Although it sounds relatively harmless to huff canned air, the “air” that is contained in these household aerosol cans is actually liquidized gas chemicals. Inhaling the gases from an air duster produces a very brief but euphoric high and side effects such as hallucinations and dizziness, among many others. Since it can be easily found at home or purchased at a store, air duster is a prime drug of abuse for younger teens, although adults may also misuse these household items to get high.

Drug Reference Clothing

Clothing that feature items such as marijuana leaves or positive drug use messages can be indicative of substance use.

Picture Frame

The back of a frame can be a hidden place to stash items like pills or other illicit substances.


A candle can be a secret place to hide contraband, pills, or other illicit substances.

Laptops & Cell Phones

Cellphones and laptops can be a gateway to a plethora of information and where drugs and other illegal items can be purchased online. Contacts for accessing and selling drugs might also be found.

Mouse Scale
This working mouse is also a working scale, it can be used to weigh out marijuana or other drugs.

Vape Backpack

This backpack has a hidden vape device and battery pack in the shoulder straps, making it easy to vape on the go.

Cough Syrup & Laxatives

Many cough syrups contain dextromethorphan hydrobromide or DXM. If taken at doses above recommended amount, DXM can cause a high or intoxication and won't show up on a drug test. A common term for this is "robo-tripping". Laxatives are often a sign of opioid use, as opioids often cause constipation or a sign of an eating disorder.

Fruit with Holes
Apples, potatoes , and other fruits/vegetables can be used as a make-shift bong for smoking illegal substances by carving two holes - usually used for marijuana.

Watch Grinder

Working watch with a hidden, easy to use marijuana grinder. Grinders are used to reduce marijuana to a finer consistency.

TV Remote

Battery compartments in TV remotes can be a secret place to hide small items such as pills.

Water Bottle

This bottle has water above and below label making the secret compartment in the middle even harder to detect.  Large area is able to hold pills, marijuana or illicit drugs.

Stash Bag

There is a large assortment of fashion forward stash bags available at affordable prices. These bags often look like purses, insulated lunch bags, tackle boxes and have a strong seal making odor undetectable. Some offer a lock feature.

Band-Aids & Loose Razors

Band-aids and loose razors can be signs of self-harming behavior.

Umbrella Flask

Looks like an umbrella, but it's actually a flask!


Lamps have multiple locations to tape or hide illicit substances.


Markers and pens can be hollowed out and used to smoke/snort certain drugs and also to store drugs. Sharpie markers can be inhaled to get high or "huff".

Contact Us For A Hidden In Plain Sight Pop Up at Your Event!

Contact us today for a a mock teenager bedroom presentation consisting of over 50 items that might indicate risky behaviors. Parents and adults over 21 are encouraged to explore the bedroom and discover several household items that might be a sign of drug or alcohol use or possible hiding spots for paraphernalia with a Certified Prevention Specialist to answer questions.