Parents' Group Event - RESCHEDULED


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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