Mental Health Matters Mini Conference
Wednesday, May 25
Hensler Auditorium and on Zoom
Marijuana & the Adolescent Brain
with Jason Kilmer, PhD
Associate Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington School of Medicine
A nationally recognized Substance abuse prevention speaker, Dr. Kilmer has over two decades of research experience evaluating prevention & intervention efforts with high school students, college students, and other young adults.
PARENTS, EDUCATORS & COMMUNITY MEMBERS WILL LEARN
- the substantial impact of marijuana use on the developing brain
- effects of marijuana use on mental health
- impact marijuana use has 011 driving
- trends found after the legalization of marijuana
- how to talk with youth about marijuana
MEDICATIONS FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER
KATHRYN OLSON, FNP, PMHNP
Bullhook Community Health Center
MOUD combines medication and counseling to treat substance use disorders. Learn how it works, the myths & facts, effectiveness, & accessibility of treatment.
HILL COUNTY AGENCY PANEL
Opioid overdose is the #1 cause of accidental death. Learn more about this life saving medication & how to access it in the community.
FENTANYL & DRUG TRENDS ON THE HI-LINE
LT. CJ REICHELT
Havre Police Department
Supervisor, Tri Agency Task Force
You can’t see it, smell it or taste it & fatal overdoses are exponentially increasing.
Learn the dangers of fentanyl, the community prevalence & the symptoms of an overdose.
YOUTH & ANXIETY
AMBER SPRING, MS, LCPC
On the rise for decades, anxiety in youth affects emotional, physical & cognitive well-being. Increase your understanding of the causes, the signs & symptoms, how to help youth manage anxiety & when to seek help.