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DanversCARES offers marijuana awareness seminar

Posted by Marjorie Nesin  January 21, 2011 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by DanversCARES:

WHO: DanversCARES presents professional speaker Marilyn Grifoni Belmonte of Drug Abuse Recognition & Prevention Programs (http://www.drugabuserecognition.com) in Burlington, Massachusetts for an informative evening on teen marijuana use. Ms. Belmonte provides parent, student, and professional seminars to school districts and businesses throughout Massachusetts. Her prevention programs are widely recognized and have been nominated for the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Service to Science Award. Marilyn is a founding member of the Burlington Drug and Alcohol Task Force and will share the latest research on teen marijuana use with Danvers residents.

WHAT: “Weeding Out The Facts”: Marilyn Belmonti offers a scientific-based presentation of the effects of marijuana on the adolescent brain, grades, athletic performance, driving, and depression to help parents guide their children in making healthy choices.

WHEN:Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Holten Richmond Middle School, Multi Purpose Room

WHY: Teen marijuana use is outpacing tobacco use a drug of choice among teens nationally. This program is part of DanversCARES Parent Enrichment Series.

DanversCARES is a community partnership focused on helping youth and families make healthy decisions. RSVP to 978-777-8932 x 2214 or psallade@danvers.org.

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