A Parents’ Guide to Teenagers & Substance Use

A Parents’ Guide to Teenagers & Substance Use

Following Up

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, we partnered with the Perkiomen Valley School District. We talked with parents of middle school and high school students to increase their awareness of some warning signs of substance use, as well as how to best address these challenging topics.

I learned so much tonight! Excellent! Thank you!”


“Excellent job! So informative! I wish every school district would have these! Thank you!


So grateful that PVSD had partnered with you!!


Best 90 minutes I’ve spent in the last month. So informative. Wish all my friends could have attended.

Our Presenters

Thank you to our presenters for providing their expertise and insight:

Jill Adams, SFW

Jill is the Director of Adolescent Services, Onward Behavioral Health: Rehab After Work and The Light Program

Jill is also a member of the Be a Part of the Conversation Board of Directors

Beth Cusack, LPC

Beth is the Light Program Adolescent Partial Coordinator for Onward Behavioral Health in Lansdale

Moderator

Kim Porter, CRS

Kim is the Executive Director of Be a Part of the Conversation 

↓View the Powerpoint that was presented.↓

Use the arrows to scroll through the slideshow.

↓See the videotaped presentation.↓

Handouts

We would also like to thank:

Kim Porter, CFRS

Kim Porter, CFRS

Executive Director at Be a Part of the Conversation
Kim is the Executive Director of Be a Part of the Conversation. She is also a Certified Family Recovery Specialist (CFRS), which is a credential for adults who have been directly impacted by another person's substance use disorder. The CFRS shares their lived experience with other families to provide recovery support services. A CFRS is trained to help families move into and through the recovery process.
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Kim Porter, CFRS
Kim is the Executive Director of Be a Part of the Conversation. She is also a Certified Family Recovery Specialist (CFRS), which is a credential for adults who have been directly impacted by another person's substance use disorder. The CFRS shares their lived experience with other families to provide recovery support services. A CFRS is trained to help families move into and through the recovery process.

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