Save the Date: Adolescent substance use training

August 3, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Join the Adolescent Health Initiative for an interactive training on adolescent substance use at Washtenaw Community College in Ypsilanti on Friday, Nov. 3 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. This session is designed for a multidisciplinary audience of health professionals including physicians, nurses, mental health providers and other youth-serving professionals.

The keynote address, entitled “Adolescent Substance Use: A Clinical Perspective on Neurobiology, Prevention, and Management,” will be presented by John Hopper, M.D., of the U-M Medical School and Wayne State University Medical School.

Don’t miss out on a Q&A youth panel to hear youth share their experiences. Attendees will also gain a deeper understanding of youth substance use during round table discussions on the following topics:

  • Alcohol
  • Co-occurring disorders: Substance use and mental health disorders
  • Engaging parents
  • Heroin
  • Homelessness
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription drugs and opioids
  • Tobacco, vaping, and e-cigarettes
  • Youth perspectives
  • And more

Registration is free and opens Wednesday, Sept. 6. Be sure to mark your calendar and save the date!

Website: http://www.adolescenthealthinitiative.org

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