Free Public Town Hall on Adolescent Substance Abuse
- Families are encouraged to attend this session on teen substance abuse
- What should parents be looking for?
WHO: Dr. Margaret Chang, pediatrician, Tri River Family Health Center, and Rockdale Recovery High School along with teens attending the high school
WHAT: Hear from adolescents who are recovering from substance abuse
WHEN: Thursday, July 26, 4 to 5:30 pm.
WHERE: Tri-River Family Health Center, 281 E. Hartford Ave, Uxbridge
WHY: In Massachusetts from 2013 to 2014, opioids accounted for more than a quarter of all fatalities in the 18 to 24 age group.
With individuals ages 25 to 34, opioids were responsible for more than a third of all deaths, rising to more than 40 percent for men in the group.
Join us as we focus on opiates, substances use, and its impact on adolescents and young adults. Learn from a panel of recovering young adults as they discuss experiences and treatment options with physicians and social work clinicians and answer questions from the attendees.