Cannabis Use in Adolescents: What Providers Need to Know
The presentation will provide information on the scope of the problem related to cannabis use, especially in young people. The course will explore current trends in youth around substance use as well as current treatment options. The course also looks at the dramatic increase in use of marijuana and the role parents can play in enhancing youth engagement in treatment.
Course Objectives Include:
1) Understanding concerns regarding cannabis use in youth.
2) Understanding treatment options for youth with substance use disorders.
3) Understanding the strategies to involve parents in youth substance use treatment
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James McKowen, PhD is the Program Director at Massachusetts General Hospital, Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS) in Boston