This program examines consequences and health effects of substance use including the impact of adolescent brain development and the increased risk for addiction. This session includes the latest research, examines the risk factors for use, and the protective factors that help prevent youth substance use. A discussion on strategies to increase those protective factors and to support empowering youth to make healthy decisions will be covered. Participants will be equipped with tools and resources to support ongoing conversations.

Grade Level: Adults Only
Program Length Online: 75 minutes
Program Length In-Person: 90 minutes