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Substance Misuse Conference
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 06:30pm - 08:00pm
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Contact 609-920-3467


This two hour evening summit will focus on providing information on trends related to substance misuse;  effective communication and coping skills; resources and support  to aid and support students and families.  It will begin with a plenary address followed by a series of topics choices of interest


Plenary address: - Slaying The Dragon Behind You

Ruby L. Thomas, CADC, Mental Health Clinician,  "Making Visions Possible SBYSP, Willingboro High School, Willingboro NJ


Workshops for Adults: 

SESSION A (choose 1)

1-A  Remain at the TOP of Your Game:  Risks for student athletes, sports injuries and parental choice  Barbara Sprechman, Assistant Executive Director, Mercer Council

2-A Is Social Media a Drug? - Amy Argiriou, Mercer Council Program Coordinator and Shakita Johnson, ASYSST Youth Development Specialist

SESSION B  (choose 1)

3-A  EMPOWERING YOU:  Transforming discomfort into discussion and Action to keep youth safe, healthy, and responsible  Paige Haugland, Ewing High School  SAC Coordinator and Jocelyn Cooper, LPC,  Executive Director, Mercer Council.

4-A  Marijuana Legalization And Vaping - Malissa Arnold, Drug Free Communities, Mercer Council Navigator


Workshops for Teens 

SESSION A  (choose 1)

     1-S  Empowering You:  Let's talk recovery!  Paige Haugland, SAC, Ewing High School and Jocelyn Cooper, Executive Director, Mercer Council

     2-S  Remain at the TOP of your game:  Risks for student athletes, sports injuries and making good choices - Marc Freeman, SAC Trenton High School

SESSION B  (choose 1)

     3-S  Healthy Alternatives: Managing what may be holding you back Ruth Delpino and Rachel Perry, ASYSST Mental Health Clinician 

     4-S  The Recovery Experience/ Q & A - Brian Bittings Patient Navigator Opioid Overdose Recovery Program at Mercer Council and Dave DeCamp Assistant Patient Navigator


Closing Remarks

Location Zoom

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