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It’s Not Just a Phase: Addressing Adolescent Substance Use with Compassion and Care

Presenter: Gregory A. Krausz, MA, CAADC, LPC

Sponsored by Huntington Creek Recovery Center

Friday, December 8th | 2:00pm Eastern | 1:00pm Central | 12:00pm Mountain | 11:00am Pacific

This discussion will focus on adolescents, how substance use develops in their lives, preventative factors that can reduce risk, and explore treatment approaches that have efficacy with adolescents. An understanding of adolescent development will be developed and discussed to find healthy ways to help adolescents find appropriate pathways to recovery. An overview of Motivational Interviewing with adolescents will be introduced to help overcome the challenge of adolescents’ substance use. We will also explore a growing area of need in adolescents to address issues around gambling use disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand adolescent development and impact on treatment need for substance use.
  2. review effective approaches to adolescent substance use.
  3. Discuss challenges of adolescent substance use recovery.

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