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Drug Facts: Substance Use, Misuse & Dependence Among Adolescents

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McLennan Community College Emergency Center, Rm 105

7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd.

Waco, TX 76708

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The Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University offers multiple workshops dedicated to enhancing your understanding of substance use, misuse, and dependence - particularly among teens. For this workshop, participants will learn about risk and protective factors, marijuana, stimulants, synthetic drugs, opioids, and prescription drugs. Each two hour session will include current trends in use, the biology/science of the specific drug, and information pertinent to teen use.

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07:45 - 0800: Register

08:00 - 10:00: Influencing Choices: Reducing Risk and Increasing Protective Factors

10:00 - 10:15: Break

10:15 - 12:15: What Your Teen Doesn’t Know: Marijuana and Synthetic Cannabinoids

12:15 - 1:15: Lunch Break

1:15 - 3:15: What Your Teen Doesn’t Know: Stimulants and Synthetic Cathinones

3:15 - 3:30: Break

3:30 - 5:20: Opioids and Prescription Drugs: Rising Concerns Among Adolescents

5:20 - 5:30: Closing and Picking Up CEUs


8 CEUs are available.

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McLennan Community College Emergency Center, Rm 105

7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd.

Waco, TX 76708

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