Current research into the substance use and abuse of youth indicates there is a decrease in certain substances among youth and an increase in others. There has also been a real decline in the perception of risk from using a number of substances by youth. This workshop will look at research and emerging drug trends among youth, as well as the teenage brain and addiction.
1. Participants will examine recent research on drug trends among youth.
2. Participants will explore the use and impact of synthetic marijuana and other substances.
Behavioral health agency staff working with adolescents who may meet criteria for substance use treatment.
Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days to receive a Certificate of Attendance.