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Substance Use in Adolescence: Local Overview andHow Supportive and Caring Adults can Help

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
11:00 am12:30 pm

The emotional stress of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the youth of our state in numerous ways; one of the most concerning has been a rise in self-medication through drug and alcohol use. Join Illinois State Trooper Andrew Smith and addiction psychologist Dr. Aaron Weiner to learn about the drugs most commonly used by adolescents in Illinois in 2020, signs that a child may be using substances, and what caregivers can do to help if there's a problem.

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