Addiction and the Adolescent Brain
Friday, May 17, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This training will go over the following topics:
- Reasons that make young people (12-25) use, abuse, and /or become addicted to drugs.
o Social Reasons
- Trends in social drugs: Alcohol and Prescription Drugs. Why they are an easy choice for our teens and young adults.
- Practical Advice, what can we do to help.
When & Where
CHISPAS Substance Abuse Coalition - CETPA, Inc.
Hispanic Coalition against Substance Abuse (CHISPAS)
This coalition is formed by different members of our community including youth, state/local agencies, law enforcement agencies, school representatives, parents, religious/fraternal organizations, civic/volunteer groups, business community, and health care professionals. The team was created to prevent underage drinking, prescription drug abuse and other drugs in our communities.