Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

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Date(s) - January 9
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Ann Arbor


“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do” is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and young people together hearing a talk by a young person in recovery from a substance use disorder. The series is presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists, and is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the WISD/LESA Health Educators’ Learning Network (supporting and advocating for Whole School, Whole Community, and the Whole Child Approach-WSCC,) Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center and the Ann Arbor Public Schools. The series is free and open to all.  The presentations are inclusive of parents and caretakers of teens and young adults, teens, family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. Parents/teens are welcome to attend together. Registration is not required. A certificate to document attendance can be provided on request. For information, please contact Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or [email protected], or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs.


LOCATION: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Exhibition Room, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.