Vaping, Marijuana & Other Drug Trends
How to Identify Substances and the Common Paraphernalia Associated with Substance Use
Brought to you by Jefferson Health – Abington’s Community Health Department and The Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc.
Who: For Community Members and Healthcare Providers
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: From the comfort of your own home via Zoom
About the Program
This webinar is a follow up to The Science of Addiction: How Drugs Affect the Brain, Body & Life.
The second in a series of webinars designed to offer an in-depth look into current trends of adolescent and young adult drug use. The discussion will focus on the various substances that these age groups have access to, the purity of the substances, slang names, what these substances look like, ways they are used, warning signs of use and much more. The presentation is designed to provide parents and caregivers with an up-to-date brief on drug trends in order to increase their knowledge base on the topic.
Program goals and objectives for healthcare providers
After attending this webinar, participants will be able to do the following:
- Identify the top three drug trends amongst adolescent and young adult age (12 to 21) populations.
- Identify the various ways identified substances discussed can be used, abused, misused.
- Correctly identify how to correctly use “at home drug tests”
Meet Our Presenter
David Fialko is an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist and a Nationally Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist. He has more than 19 years’ experience in the Drug & Alcohol and Mental Health fields, working in treatment, prevention, tobacco cessation and enforcement. David is employed by The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. as a Prevention Specialist. His broad range of duties and experience allows him to provide up-to-date and effective presentations on many health-related topics throughout the state and abroad.
This is a free event, but registration is required.