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RIPRC’s Mental Health Training Series: Mental Health and Adolescent Marijuana Use
October 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This is the second training in the RIPRC’s virtual Mental Health Training Series!
Goal: Increase knowledge on the impacts of marijuana on the mental health of adolescents to impact prevention efforts targeted to adolescents.
1) Understand how marijuana impacts the adolescent brain.
2) Identify the factors that increase the likelihood of adverse impacts of marijuana on adolescent mental health.
3) Understand the mental health consequences of marijuana use in adolescents.
4) Identify effective adolescent marijuana use prevention programs and strategies.
Presenter: Manu Singh-Looney, Ph.D.
Dr. Singh-Looney holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a senior substance use consultant at JSI with over 16 years of experience directing program evaluation, research, and technical assistance projects related to substance abuse, mental health, and the integration of behavioral health with primary care, and health behavior change. Her experience includes providing technical assistance and training, capacity building, and leading research and evaluation projects on range of topics including: recovery support services, screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for the integration of substance use treatment into primary care settings, opioid use disorder treatment and prevention, and health communication.
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