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Park City Education Foundation’s Educator and Student Wellness Speaker Series continues on Monday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the Blair Education Center of the Park City Hospital with speaker, Dr. Jason Rafferty.
His talk, “Tripping through Adolescent Substance Abuse and Experimentation: What Parents Need to Know,” will discuss:
– What parents need to know about substances teens are using/being exposed to.
– The underlying reasons for adolescent substance use.
– Risks to be aware of.
– How to talk to your children about this.
– Parents will also be given resources for more information – and ways to seek help for their teen, if necessary.
This free community event will be a look at adolescent risk-taking through the lens of neurobiology and social influences, and will dive into the underlying reasons for substance abuse. Spanish translation will be provided.