IYI Cafe:Youth Substance Abuse: Trends, Prevention and Impact

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Date(s) - 03/06/2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Bridge Community Church


Free Lunch!
Substance abuse among youth is a problem across all socio-economical, educational and geographical areas and the face of adolescent substance use is always changing. Attend this lunch presentation to learn more about the issue of youth substance abuse, including current trends, prevention practices and the impact on youth, families and the community.

Presenter: Albert Gay, M.S., Management, Education and Training Specialist, Research Associate, Indiana Prevention Resource Center Albert Gay has over twenty years of experience in community work. His roles have varied from youth ministry to substance abuse prevention. He is a national trainer on community planning to reduce the impact of drugs and alcohol on youth and adults alike. Currently, Albert works for the Indiana Prevention Resource Center within Indiana University Bloomington’s School of Public Health. His other interests include mental health awareness, cultural competence and youth development.