Addressing Student Substance Use Part 2: Implementing Best Practices and Working with Parents

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Presenters: David Nash, Esq., Director of Legal Education, Diane Litterer, Executive Director, New Jersey Prevention Network, Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019-2021 NJPTA President, and Robert Acerra, Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA

As we prepare for the full scale reopening of schools it is critical that we understand the latest trends, best practices and parent engagement strategies related to addressing student substance use. In this episode listeners will learn about the latest trends related to student vaping and substance use, and review the impact of the pandemic on student mental health and substance use. Listeners will learn about key tools and resources available to address these challenges. Listeners will also hear about key strategies for working with parents to identify and support students in need, This episode has a companion episode addressing the legal framework related to addressing student substance use.