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Foothills School Division Hosts Drugs, Trends & Teens Parent Session

Drugs, Trends and Teens (2)The Drugs, Trends & Teens parent session, that Foothills School Division is hosting, will be held at École Secondaire Foothills Composite High School/Alberta High School of Fine Arts (229 Woodhaven Dr, Okotoks) on Tuesday, March 15th at 7pm.  This free session is open to parents and guardians throughout the Foothills – both from within and outside the school division.

Presenters are Jason Neufeld and Judy Walbridge, Addictions Councillors with Alberta Health Services (Rural Addiction and Mental Health).

This session will cover:

  • basic drug information
  • the process of addiction
  • some recent trends in adolescent drug use
  • risk and protective factors
  • ideas for parents on how to talk to their kids about drugs

A Q&A will follow.

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