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Exploratory Series-Risks of Substance Use, Gambling, and Gaming-Alcohol and Cannabis Prevention

September 27 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Alcohol and Cannabis Prevention

Register for this session on Sioux Center’s Public Library website here

Each session will include general information regarding the topic, associated low and high risks with use, and consequences of high-risk choices. These presentations are possible through Rosecrance Jackson Centers via the Integrated Providers Network Grant and the State Opioid Response Grant.

These sessions are for any adult who is interested in learning more about the science, data, and resources regarding each topic. Sessions are for anyone: faith leaders, law enforcement, probation officers, school administration, teachers, treatment providers, counselors, social workers, parents, guardians, and anyone who works with youth.

Presenters:

Cheryl Buntsma, Certified Prevention Specialist: Alcohol, Cannabis and Gambling Prevention

Paige Rensink, Prevention Specialist: Alcohol and Cannabis

Autumn Hartman, Prevention Specialist: Opioids, Methamphetamines, trauma-informed care, and Naloxone and overdose prevention

Session 1 What is trauma? Understand trauma, its effects on the mind and body, and how to care for others.  September 13, Sioux Center

Session 2 Cannabis and what are the risks. September 20, Sheldon

Session 3 Alcohol and cannabis prevention. September 27, Sioux Center 

Session 4 Gambling and game transition from just fun and games to brain changes and addiction. October 4, Sioux Center

Session 5 Alcohol Use, Misuse, and Dependency. October 11, Orange City

Session 6: This session will help you understand what an overdose is, how to spot signs, etc. October 18, Orange City 

These sessions are all independent from each other so feel free to sign up for the ones you wish to attend. Register at the library where the program is being held.

Register for this session on Sioux Center’s Public Library website here

Event Details

Date:
September 27
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location:
Sioux Center Public Library
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