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Partnering with Families to Support Teens Virtual Event: Substance Abuse and Addiction in Teens

The Eastridge Counseling Center presents:

Partnering with families to support teens, Part 2: substance abuse and addiction

When: January 27, 2021, 6:30-7:30pm


Guest presenter: Virginia (Ginny) Nacy is community leader with the Drug Free Irondequoit Community Coalition. She has spent years working with our community and parents to help encourage youth to be drug free, develop healthy coping skills and has worked to gain grant funding for the community of Irondequoit. 


Topic: During her presentation Ginny plans to share a bit about her life experiences of having a child with an addiction and how it has led her to make changes in her community and educate others. Ginny will also offer an overview of the adolescent brain and behaviors while talking to parents on how to develop strategies on raising drug-free kids through 5 easy goals.

How to sign up: Register by January 25th at the following link: Registration Form. Be sure to include your email address so we can reach you with connection information.

For questions or more information please call 339-1455.  Future sessions will be presented on suicide awareness, and anxiety.