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Drug Facts: Substance Use, Misuse & Dependence Among Adolescents

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Capital Area Council of Governments

6800 Burleson Road, Bld 310, Ste 165

Austin, TX 78744

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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 how attitudes about addiction drive behavior, the science of addiction, and the risk and protective factors associated with substance use. Each two hour session will include current information pertinent to teen use.

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0800 - 8:30: Register & Pre-workshop Survey

08:30 - 10:30: Addiction: How Attitudes and Beliefs Drive Behavior

10:30 - 10:45: Break

10:45 - 11:45: Understanding the Science of Addiction (pt. 1)

11:45 - 12:45: Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:45: Understanding the Science of Addiction (pt. 2)

1:45 - 2:00: Break

2:00 - 4:00: Influencing Choices: Reducing Risk and Increasing Protective Factors

6 CEUs available

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Capital Area Council of Governments

6800 Burleson Road, Bld 310, Ste 165

Austin, TX 78744

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