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Real Talk: Alcohol & Drug Use Trends in Our Community

It's a tough time to be a teenager.  The stress of everyday life- from peer pressure, social media and bullying to academics, sports, family life and more- can be difficult enough to manage.  When you add in addiction or a co-occurring mental disorder the situation can quickly spiral out of control.


Join District 117 for a special presentation from Gateway Foundation to speak to parents and students on current alcohol and drug trends in teenagers. 


When: Thursday, October 25 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Location: Lakes High School Auditorium


Presenter: Rachel M. Obafemi, LCPC, MISA, CADC, Gateway Foundation


Topics include: 

  • Signs of alcohol and drug use
  • Types of substances teens are using
  • How to talk to teens about use
  • Access to treatment