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Free Session for Parents/Caregivers on Substance Use Prevention

The Ministry of Education and Child Care, in partnership with adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Hayley Watson, will be hosting free virtual sessions on youth substance use for parents/guardians, caregivers and caring adults. This presentation will focus on tools and strategies that you can use to speak to your children about substances in a way that encourages positive decision-making through a psychological lens.

Key Takeaways for Participants:

  • Learn why children/teenagers are drawn to substances.
  • Understand what causes and maintains substance use disorder and needs.
  • Increase your child’s ability to make positive choices about substances.
  • Acquire practical conversation tools for discussing substances in the home.
Participants must register in advance due to limited capacity. Session dates are: