This interactive workshop will allow participants to discuss the opinions that are most commonly shared among young people who have a low perception of risk regarding marijuana. The roundtable discussions will be followed by five targeted facts about the impact of this drug on the brain, mental health issues, use by teens, medicinal efficacy, and public health.
Main Presenter: Julie Hook, NCADA-STL
Julie Hook is a Prevention Specialist with the Eastern Regional Support Center at NCADA. She works with community coalitions in Warren, Franklin and St. Charles Counties to help implement Substance Abuse Prevention initiatives in those communities. Julie and her husband Fred live in Washington, Missouri, and have two daughters, Emily and Abigail. Their family also includes two dogs, two cats, and seven fish.