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Marijuana: What's the Problem? Risks and Realities

Marijuana: What's the Problem? Risks & Realities  (4309)

09/19/2012 8:45 AM - 09/19/2012 12:00 PM

The Ventura County Behavioral Health Department's annual Recovery Month Conference continues our efforts in educating the public about recovery from substance use disorders. This year's conference, "Marijuana: What's the Problem? Risks & Realities," focuses
on an overview of marijuana, from the recent scientific research on the impact of marijuana exposure on the developing adolescent brain, to local prevention efforts being made to educate and inform communities about the risks and realities of marijuana misuse.

Location: Ventura Beach Marriott

2055 East Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 93001
United States

Sponsoring Organizations: Ventura County Behavioral Health Department

Type of Event: Conference

Program Agenda: "Marijuana: The Blunt Truth," Dr. Christian Thurstone, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Denver, CO; "Clearing up the Smoke on Marijuana Policy," John Redman, Executive Director, Californians for a Drug-Free Youth; "Practitioners
and Prevention," Dan Hicks, Manager, VCBH, Alcohol & Drug Programs, Prevention Services; "Identity and its Role in Shaping Prevention Strategy," Jonah D. Ansell, CEO & Chief Storyteller, JAMS Productions; "Looking Ahead," Patrick Zarate, Division Manager,
VCBH, Alcohol & Drug Programs

Targeted participants for this year's event: 250

Primary Contact:
Janet Kaplan
5850 Thille Street, Suite 205

Ventura, CA  93003

United States



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