Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

 07/07/2018 - 14:30
Date: 
Repeats every month on February, March, April, May, October, November on the first Tuesday until Tue Jun 04 2019. Also includes Tue Oct 09 2018, Tue Nov 13 2018, Tue Jan 08 2019, Tue Jan 15 2019, Tue Feb 12 2019, Tue Mar 12 2019, Tue Apr 09 2019, Tue May 14 2019, Tue Jun 11 2019.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
Location: 
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June (EXCEPTION: second Tuesday of January 2019) and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June (EXCEPTION: second Tuesday of January 2019,) and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens 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 held from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, and is presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Ann Arbor Public Schools, the WISD/LESA Health Educators’ Learning Network (supporting and advocating for Whole School, Whole Community, and the Whole Child Approach-WSCC,) and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. All programs are free and open to all.  The series is inclusive of parents/guardians, teens, other family members, professionals and students – all are welcome. Registration is not required. A certificate to document attendance can be provided on request.  

 

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

 

CONTACTS/WEB SITE: For information, please contact Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs.    

 

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