A Prevention Training for Middle and High School Students
Over 20 million Americans suffer from substance use disorders and 90% of Americans with a substance use disorder began using substances before the age of 18. Addiction is a disease that, for the vast majority of patients, begins in childhood. This is why it’s critical to remind them early, and often, that they can prevent addiction.
This training provides accessible guidance about preventing substance use disorders and reinforcing the importance of protecting the developing brain.
Length: 90 minutes
Audience: Teens and adolescents; Adults working directly with teens and adolescents
Why it’s important to “Protect Your Brain”
The development of the adolescent brain
Key strategies for preventing addiction
The role of genetics in developing a substance use disorder
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