WHAT: “The ACE Study findings suggest that certain experiences are major risk factors for the leading causes of illness and death as well as poor quality of life in the United States,” (CDC, 2014), We will take a look at Adverse Childhood Experiences and how they relate to substance abuse.
DrugFreeAZKids.org, a prevention program of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), is the leading source of information about preventing youth substance abuse providing families with valuable tools to raise healthy, drug-free kids. One key way of prevention is to talk early and often about the dangers of substance abuse with your children. Kids can begin to hear messages about making healthy choices as early as preschool. This is especially important since the average age of first time drug use in Arizona is 13 years old. By participating in this webinar, we will help you prepare for such discussions.
To register for the free webinar and for more information, please visit www.drugfreeazkids.org/webinars.
For more information on SB&H, please visit www.sbhservices.org.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from noon to 12:30 p.m.