PREVENTION CONNECTION

March  2017

Resource Corner

 

CAPT Decision Support Tools: Prevention Programs that Address Youth Marijuana Use

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technology has created this guide to programs that are shown to prevent or reduce marijuana use among youth. The Partnership can provide support to your coalition, school or organization in determining whether these or other programs will meet your needs.

For support using this tool, please contact  Kristen Granatek at Kristen.Granatek@PreventionWorksCT.org or 860.523.8042.

 

Marijuana Talk Kit

Marijuana Talk Kit from The Partnership for Drug Free Kids – This tool can be provided to parents to help them learn strategies for talking with their children about marijuana. It’s available for download in English and Spanish.

 

Marijuana: The Reality

This youth-friendly infographic, produced by The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, helps young people to understand the risk of marijuana use.

 

Not Just a Little Weed: Marijuana in the Age of Legalization – Upcoming Webinar

Want to learn more about the marijuana of today? This FREE webinar will address the marijuana that is effecting our youth and will answer questions regarding decriminalization and the medical use of marijuana. Marijuana is the second most commonly used drug by youth in Connecticut. Join us for this webinar and learn helpful tools and resources for the prevention of marijuana use in our youth. Register here