Parenting Tips for the Pre/Teen Years

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm


Yarmouth High School
286 West Elm Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
United States
Free and open to everyone! Keeping up with what's happening with your pre/teen can be a challenge...Join us to learn tips to help youth make healthy choices and foster resiliency by navigating social influences such as peer pressure and substance abuse.

Data Point of the Week:
"1 in 7 Maine high school students thought they'd be seen as "cool" if they drank alcohol or smoked marijuana. Almost 9 in 10 report that their family has clear rules around drug and alcohol use. "

-Scott Gagnon, Director, AdCare of Maine, will share important information on the legalization of marijuana and its impact on youth.
-Nicki Wetherell, LCPC, LADC, CCS, Outpatient Clinician, Day One, will provide tips on youth developmental readiness, how they can protect themselves and tools to help youth stay healthy.