Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

 08/30/2016 - 17:24
Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November on the first Tuesday until Tue Jun 06 2017.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 7:30pm
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance use problems. Part two provides information on what does and does help when a teen substance use problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.

The series is presented on the first (part one) and second (part two) Tuesday evenings of October, November, and January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Programs will be presented by the Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services team (Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; and Jules Cobb, MA, LLPC.) The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Network, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center and the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

The series is held in the Exhibition Room (ground floor) at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are inclusive of teens/young adults, parents/caretakers of teens/young adults, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome, and parents and teens often attend together, Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

For information, please see http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs or contact Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient, Community Corrections and Adolescent Services Coordinator and “Teens Using Drugs” coordinator at info@dawnfarm.org, or 734-485-8725.

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