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One Choice – Would you choose to not use any substances before you turn 21? (5:30 p.m. PST start)
March 10 @ 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Mentor Foundation USA for an engaging conversation with Robert L. DuPont, MD, first Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and President of the Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc., who has devoted more than five decades to the prevention and treatment of drug addiction. Led by Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee President, Jeremy Dawidowicz and Dr. DuPont will dig into why substance use disorder (addiction) is a disease that starts in adolescence, the negative impacts of early substance use on mental health, education, and relationships, and how American youth are positively changing the conversation from substance use to NON-use.
-Robert L. DuPont, MD, first Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) & President of the Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc.
-Jeremy Dawidowicz, Mentor Foundation USA’s Youth Advisory Committee President.
This is the first webinar of a three-part series on addiction.
Stay tuned for more information about the upcoming webinars:
– Webinar 2 will focus on youth approaching/being 21 years old – the college experience and the new pressures & opportunities faced.
– Webinar 3 will focus on decisions made after age 21 and maintaining healthy decision making skills & habits to live a positive life.