Adolescent Brain Development and Addiction​ ​
Date​​ October 4, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
​Audience Parents, school staff, counselors, social workers, pediatricians and others who work with youth
​​Description

​Learn how early onset substance use affects the development of the adolescent brain and how substance use by teens might mask underlying mental health issues like anxiety and depression.

Free of charge

Location and details

For more information contact d.hendren@poehealth.org

 
Navigating "The Talk"
Date​​ October 11, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
​Audience Parents, guardians, counselors and educators
​​Description
​Learn about resources and tools to assist you in developing and tailoring the talk with your teen about social media, teen relationships and substance use. 
Free of charge
For more information contact d.hendren@poehealth.org
 
 
Opioids 101
Date​​ November 1, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
​Audience Parents, school staff, counselors, social workers, pediatricians and others who work with youth
​​Description
​Learn about the growing concern of opioid use in our communities and how to recognize the risk factors, signs and symptoms, as well as steps and resources to keep children from opioid use.
Free of charge
For more information contact d.hendren@poehealth.org
 
 
Understanding Opioids
Date​
By request. The speaker travels to your location, program at organization/agency.
 
Audience​
Middle and High School Students
​Description
​This 60-90 minute program is provided by The Poe Center for Health Education.
Students will learn the types and effects of opioids (prescription pain medicine and heroin) on the brain and body, how opioids affect brain chemistry, safe use of prescription medication, how to recognize an emergency and intervene on behalf of their peers as well as stress management as a prevention technique.
 
Fees vary. For more information contact dhendren@poehealth.org
 
 
Opioids 101
Date​
​By request. The speaker travels to your location, program at organization/agency.
Audience​
  • Parents
  • Faith Communities
  • Youth Serving Organizations
  • School Personnel
​Description
This 90 minute program is provided by The Poe Center for Health Education.
 
Learn about the growing concern of opioid use (prescription pain medicine and heroin) in our communities. Learn how  to recognize the risk factors, youth perception of risk, scope of the opiate problem, signs and symptoms as well as action steps and resources to keep children from opioid use. Adults will receive relevant resources and information.
 
Fees vary. For more information contact dhendren@poehealth.org.