Webinar: Who's doing what?: The epidemiology of adolescent substance use
This free webinar will review the epidemiology of adolescent substance. We will discuss the substances most often used by youth, look at trends in youth substance use over time, and discuss the protective role of family and positive social supports.
Dr. Veronika Mesheriakova is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Director of the UCSF Youth Outpatient Substance Use Program (YoSUP), a multidisciplinary, family-based program that provides comprehensive assessment and evidence-based outpatient treatment for youth with substance use disorders. She also directs the UCSF Youth Addiction Management Training Program which offers training in youth-specific addiction treatment to UCSF professional trainees including fellows, residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, social workers, and clinical psychologists.
More information about this webinar: https://sbirt.webs.com/adolescent-epidemiology
This webinar is produced in partnership with the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network Coordinating Office, the Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Use and Addiction (AMERSA), and the Adolescent SBIRT Project by NORC at the University of Chicago.