Addiction and Marijuana - Negative Impact on Children and Families

Philip J. Brooks, MA LMHC - Vice President of Outpatient and Youth Services, First Step Addiction Recovery Programs

April 17, 2019

Training Description

Parental substance abuse is the leading cause of child removals, but rarely is marijuana fully recognized as an addictive substance of major concern. With the increased potency and multiple ways it can be ingested, marijuana is one of the most pervasively abused and insidious drugs negatively impacting children and families. This presentation discusses these issues and identify the negative impact of it's use in the home and in schools.