Actions and Detail Panel
Kids, Drugs, Stress & Anxiety
Sun, 23 April 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Parent Education Network in partnership with Parent Action on Drugs
PREVENTING YOUTH SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Workshop by Patricia Scott-Jeoffroy MA
Drugs and alcohol are everywhere and it can be a tricky topic to bring up with your kids. Come and learn how to start this important conversation and learn more about legislation and its impact on our youth. Specific topics will include: trends and patterns of use in school-aged kids, emerging legal issues in Canada and the impact of substance use on youth brain development.
BUILDING RESILIENCY IN OUR YOUTH
Workshop by Suzanne Witt-Foley
Teen stress, anxiety and depression are on the rise. Sometimes it can be difficult for parents to know how to help. Learn how our minds and bodies are wired in terms of stress and the importance of managing stress for maintaining health and building resilience.