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Teens Using Drugs, What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do  (2635)

02/13/2012 7:30 PM - 02/13/2012 9:00 PM

“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do” is a free, ongoing, two-part series designed to help participants learn to understand, identify and address adolescent alcohol/other drug problems. Part 1 provides information on how to understand and recognize
the signs of a teen substance abuse problem and includes a short video. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done when a teen substance abuse problem is recognized, and concludes with a short open talk by a young person in recovery.
The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings in October and November and from January through June each year. The programs will be presented by a Dawn Farm therapist TBA. All presentations are free and open to the public.
The program is targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but is inclusive of teens, family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required.
A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

Location: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, classroom EC4

5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
United States

Sponsoring Organizations: Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center

Type of Event: Education

Invited Officials / Presenters: The January and February "Teens Using Drugs" progams will be presented by Brian Spitsbergen MA, LLPC, CAADC; Director, Community Intervention and Treatment (CITx,) Growth Works, Inc.

Targeted participants for this year's event: 25

Invited Participants / Audience: Anyone interested in attending for any reason is welcome!

Primary Contact:
Matthew Statman
Dawn Farm, 6633 Stony Creek Road

Ypsilanti, MI  48197

United States



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