“Prevention is about delaying the onset of first use, whether alcohol, tobacco or marijuana – the most commonly used substances among teens – until the brain has fully matured. The early someone starts using substances, the greater their chances of developing a substance use disorder (SUD), and the more severe their illness is likely to be,” Addition Policy Forum.
First, it’s important to understand, “What is Prevention?” Please Click Here to Learn More.
Now, as our state is faced with the many challenges of preventing youth use of marijuana, the Center for Prevention & Counseling’s priority is to provide our communities with the most accurate & reliable information, facts & resources about marijuana.
Marijuana Legalization: What We Need to Know to Keep Our Communities Healthy & Safe 3-Part Series
The purpose of this Webinar Series is aligned with the mission of the Coalition for Healthy & Safe Communities, which is to create healthy and safe communities free from substance use disorders, addiction and related issues among people of all ages throughout Sussex County. As the Coalition, it is our top priority to provide education and factual information regarding the significant impacts of marijuana has on our Sussex County communities and persons at risk for addiction.