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Engaging Youth in Preventing Opioid Addiction

November 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - November 16, 2016 @ 4:59 am

Engaging Youth in Preventing Opioid Addiction

November 14 & 15, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

Join us at Partners HealthCare in Boston for a training presented by Blake Works and Health Resources in Action (HRiA)

At this highly interactive training you will build skills and gain knowledge needed to talk with youth about the opioid crisis. Our popular two-day training now includes the latest research about fentanyl and marijuana.

You will also learn proven strategies for engaging youth in substance abuse prevention activities, plus best practices for incorporating our evidence-based DVD Drugs: True Stories into your programming.

Registration is now open! 

Featured Guest Expert
Nationally recognized substance abuse expert Dr. Kevin Hill, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital joins Words Can Work creator Jeanne Blake for an interview and to answer your questions about his research on youth and marijuana use.

Register Now!
$999 for two-day training.* You will receive a complimentary copy of Drugs: True Stories (25-min with discussion guide). Click here for more information and to register. Drugs: True Stories is included in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

*Non-refundable after 10/14/16. Cancellations made prior to 10/14/16 will receive a partial refund. Please contact Blake Works prior to booking airline reservations.

Jeanne Blake Creator, Words Can Work; Executive Producer, Drugs: True Stories; Affiliated faculty member, Harvard Medical School’s Division on Addiction

Laurie Jo Wallace Director, Training and Capacity Building, HRiA; 25 years of experience in youth development, substance abuse prevention and coalition building

Who Should Attend
Prevention professionals, coalition members, public health professionals, program supervisors and managers, school health and support staff, youth workers, after-school personnel, counselors and educators

Special Hotel Offer
The Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Warf is offering our training participants a discounted room rate of $249 (plus tax) per night. This rate requires a two-night minimum stay booked prior to 10/13/16. For reservations call 617.242.9000. Reference Blake Works Room Block or book online here.

Questions? Contact Kettie MacLean at [email protected] or 978.282.1663


November 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
November 16, 2016 @ 4:59 am