Are you curious about drug and alcohol use among youth in our community?

Chelan High School Commons & PAC Monday, April 29, 2019 5:15pm - Dinner 6:00 - 8:15pm - Presentations

The Lake Chelan School District invites you and your family to join us for a community conversation
Guest Speaker and Topics

  • Dr. Megan Guffey and Dr. Christine Wineberg, Psy.D: Healthy Youth Survey Data and community health trends; Neuroscience of the teen brain and substance use.
  • Eryn Skye Phelps: Learn clear strategies to improve your communication with your kids, why some kids use substances, and ways to respond if your kids do use.
  • Hailey Croci and Mariah Bowen-Picard : TOGETHER! for Youth will be presenting on current vaping and marijuana trends. The presentation will include visual aides, tools for communities and information on local & state prevention efforts.
  • John J. Arnold, Ph.D: There are many reasons why teens begin using alcohol and drugs. The goal of the session is to review these and their consequences and then identify alternatives to meet these various motivations/reasons. Factors that protect against the initiation and use of substances will be discussed as well.
  • Celeste Hankins: This Introduction to QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training will give a brief overview of the QPR training, including myths about suicide, red flags, and ways to question, persuade and refer. This is not the full gatekeeper training, and par-ticipants will be invited to participate in that at a later time.
  • Liquor and Cannabis Board, Washington State Patrol : They will discuss local concerns about access and risk factors.
  • Sergeant Mike Harris - Drug Recognition Expert Instructor, County Sheriff : Srgt. Harris will present on how to identify drugs that youth use in the community.

 

 

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