Webinar: Guiding Youth through COVID-19

In partnership with Alberta Health Services, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is hosting “Guiding Youth through COVID-19: A Webinar for Youth Allies.” This webinar is intended for parents, teachers, coaches, counsellors, healthcare professionals and anyone in a position to support and nurture open discussions with youth about substance use and mental health. It will cover the following topics:

  • Experiences of youth during COVID-19 and implications for substance use and mental health;
  • The impacts of media and social isolation on youth;
  • A mental health literacy approach and how it relates to COVID-19;
  • Guidance for providing youth with mental health support and harm reduction messaging during the pandemic and beyond, and
  • COVID-19 resources for youth.

Webinar date

Monday, June 29, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., EST

Please register for the webinar.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Nina Salazar (nsalazar@ccsa.ca).

 

Retrieved from: https://preventionconversation.org/2020/06/23/webinar-guiding-youth-through-covid-19/