21st Century Understanding of Marijuana & Prevention Using The New One Choice 5: A Prevention Framework for Parents
Featured expert: Debbie Berndt
Parents can be confused and overwhelmed when it comes to Prevention. The One Choice 5 offers a simple and straightforward framework to help parents integrate prevention into their thinking and parenting. Substance use disorder is now understood to be a pediatric-onset disease, underscoring the importance of both prevention and parental influence as one of the strongest protective factors against substance use. There are important generational differences in drug and alcohol use – both in the substances themselves and how they are used. Come find out the latest – you will be surprised by much of it, and you will leave equipped with knowledge and helpful resources to support the kids in your life.
- Be among the first to see this new work that frames the imperative of reducing under-age
- substance use in an approachable and actionable way
- Hear information that really changes the way parents think
- Get tips and techniques for yourself or to share with others
- See how you can use the One Choice 5 with your community
Debbie Berndt has worked with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a division of the US Department of Health & Human Services as a Marijuana Subject Matter Expert on several of their projects and now hosts the podcast, What Parents are Saying, part of the nationally recognized Talk. They Hear You. prevention campaign for parents. She is also the Director for Parent Movement 2.0 and Substance-Free Athletics, both educational programs designed to assist in reducing underage substance use through highly targeted curriculum and messaging, and she is a co-creator of The One Choice 5 Framework for Parents.
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