- Last Updated on Friday, 17 March 2017 10:07
Marijuana and the Young Brain, Tuesday, March 28, 6:00-8:00pm
For Parents and Students
Sponsored by MSMS Parents' Group and Central Vermont New Directions Coalition
6:00-6:30 - Refreshments - Free Pizza - Pizza is generously donated by Sarducci's
6:30-6:40 - Ice Breaker
6:40-7:00 - Overview- What is in the cannabis plant, How tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) impacts the brain, Methods ofuse, various types of the drug, differences of illegal marijuana and medical marijuana and a brief discussion on current proposed laws in Vermont.
7:00-7:20 - Small group discussion/scenarios: parents & teens
7:20-7:30 - Wrap up of scenarios: What questions do you have?
7:30-7:45 - Questions & Answers
Debby Haskins is a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor with 30 years of experience in the substance prevention & treatment world. She is a trainer for Center for Health & Learning on Suicide Prevention, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs and Injury, and Violence Prevention. Debby worked in two area schools as a Student Assistance Professional (S.A.P.) and was the Executive Director of the Association of Student Assistance Professionals of Vermont overseeing the 92 S.A. P. programs in Vermont’s middle & high schools. Along with her continued teachings she has a private practice in Waterbury.
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