Marijuana is legal. Now What?
This program in November 2017 covered the facts and effects of marijuana legalization on adolescents and what parents can do about marijuana use. The panel included Dr. Matt Willis, Marin County's Public Health Officer, Dr. Michael Genovese, an addiction expert, Captain Hamid Khalili from the Central Marin Policy Authority and Don Carney, Director of the YMCA Marin Youth Court.
Today's Marijuana and What You Need to Know
This presentation from October 2016 features Dr. Jennifer Golick, LMFT of Muir Wood Adolescent & Family Services is worth a viewing. Muir Wood treats a significant number of teens diagnosed with Cannabis Use Disorder.
Stress, Anxiety, Pressure & the Relationship with Substance Use
This highly informative panel discussion in January 2016 with Tamalpais Union High School District Detective/School Resource Officer Scott McKenna, Wellness Center Director Jessica Colvin and others was one of the best programs ever!
How to Communicate with Your Teen About Healthy
Sexual Decision Making
This presentation was like a walking advertisement for our Be the Influence program.
Just Say Know: Uppers, Downers and All Arounders
What’s the difference between an upper and a downer? Is eating marijuana safer than smoking it? In this talk, you will get a general overview of how drugs are classified in terms of the effect they have on the central nervous system. Jen Epstein will present commonly used drugs as well as explore the levels of drug use kids might be participating in. The information will not being presented to scare you, but rather to inform you so you can have reliable information that will enable you to have informed conversations with your kids about drugs.