Former Wests Tigers player Paul Whatuira spent time with a group of high school students this week, sharing his story with them.

Whatuira, who is Wests Tigers' Education and Welfare Coordinator, spoke with students from Moorebank High School.

The Year 11 students are currently undertaking a Crossroads program, with Whatuira speaking about his journey and the importance of mental health and relationships, as well as the toll that drug use can take.

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