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Saving Our Youth from Alcohol and Drugs: How Faith Leaders Can Help
5/14/2013 - 5/14/2013
2:00 PM ET, Satellite/Web Based
Event Contact:
OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center
(800) 830-4031
Sponsoring Organization(s):
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center
Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP), U.S. Department of Justice
Additional Information:
This Webinar, presented by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and U.S. Department of Justice Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, informs faith-based and community leaders about alarming trends of youth substance abuse. Panelists highlight several significant impacts on the health and safety of their neighborhoods, and provide resources that leaders can use to make a positive difference for youth and communities.

Learning Objectives:

•Understand how youth substance abuse is related to education, health, and violence challenges many communities face

•Learn about what makes youth more vulnerable to addiction and the negative consequences of substance abuse

•Explore which new or re-emerging drugs of concern are growing in popularity, particularly among youth users

•Examine the key elements of drug prevention best practices, and connect with resources and tools to help faith-based and community leaders implement effective substance abuse prevention for youth