CIGNA and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are hosting a monthly series of telephone seminars that will help you better understand today’s changing landscape of substance abuse. The seminars are free and there is no registration required. They’re open to any parent, caregiver or loved one interested in learning more about teen drug addiction. Each seminar will include the participation of a leading expert within the field and a parent from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’s Parent Advisory Board, who will share his or her personal experience with the topic being presented.
Have you ever wondered why your teen acts the way she does? This month’s podcast and Q&A will help you understand why the developing teen brain is more vulnerable to drugs and alcohol, and what you can do to help your child make healthy decisions.
Ken Winters, PhD, Professor in the Dept. of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research at the University of Minnesota.
Kim Manlove, father and Parent Advisory Board Member of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. Kim lost his youngest son David in a drug-related drowning accident. Since then, he has been a passionate advocate of substance abuse awareness, prevention and education on both a local and national level. In sharing David’s story and helping other families, he believes David is making a difference in everyone’s lives.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Noon- 1:00 pm EDT
For U.S./Canada residents, dial the toll-free number 1 (866) 431-5314 and international residents dial the toll-free number 1 (719) 457-2626. When prompted, enter the passcode 602873.
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