Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Venue: St. Joseph Mercy Woodland Health Center

Location: Brighton, Michigan, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 19, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 19, 2010
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"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, two-part workshop series designed to help participants learn to understand, identify and address adolescent alcohol/other drug problems. Part one provides information on how to understand and recognize the signs of a teen substance abuse problem, and includes a short video. Part two provides information on what should and should not be done when a teen substance abuse problem is recognized, and concludes with an open talk by a teen speaker in recovery.

There will be a special presentation of this program in Brighton, Michigan on October 19 (part one) and October 26 (part two) from 7:00 to 8:30 pm The program is presented by Ronald E. Harrison, who has worked with substance-involved adolescents and their families for over 30 years. The program co-sponsors for the Brighton presentations are St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital and the Livingston County Community Alliance (LCCA.)

The series is free and open to all. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also 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 requested but not required. A certificate to document attendance can be provided on request.

The presentations will be held at the St. Joseph Mercy Woodland Health Center, 7575 Grand River Road, Brighton Michigan 48114, in the Family Medicine Center residency conference room, suite 207. Ample free parking is available.

For additional information or to register, please contact Judy Trudeau at (517) 545-6213 or e-mail TrudeauJ@trinity-health.org. You can also see the web site at http://www.teensusingdrugs.org.