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Substance Use Among College Students and Youth: An Update
June 14, 2022 . 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This webinar will provide an overview of current data on substance use and misuse among college and university students, common risk factors for substance misuse, and discuss recommendations for prevention and policy to promote health and wellness in this population.
Amelia Arria, PhD Dr., is the Director of the Center on Young Adult Health and Development and Professor and Associate Chair for the Department of Behavioral and Community Health at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. Dr. Arria’s research focuses on substance use and untreated mental health problems among adolescents and young adults, with a special focus on the connection between behavioral health and human capital. She values translating scientific findings for parents, policymakers and community stakeholders. As a first-generation college student, she is dedicated to making sure that higher education fulfills its promise as a place and a pathway to personal and professional success.
This webinar is hosted through the New England (HHS Region 1) Prevention Technology Transfer Center, a program funded by SAMHSA. This webinar was developed in response to an identified need to provide training for working with college-age populations on substance misuse prevention throughout the New England states (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT).
Certificates of participation for 1 hour will be provided for webinar participants. No partial credit is available. This webinar will not be recorded.Led By: New England PTTCEvent Type: OnlineResource Topic: Risk and Protective Factors