This book explores the down-and-dirty psychology of addiction through live "voices from the street." It probes the essence of enabling and the value of "rehabs" neither of which were common concepts in the sixties. It chronicles top-of-the-world success juxtaposed against a downside of life no one should have to abide, a side which proves that some things, money cannot buy.
Michele Borba, globally-recognized educational psychologist, parenting expert, and the author of "UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World," and Yalda T. Uhls, the author of "Media Moms & Digital Dads: A Fact NotFear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age," will discuss the importance of raising kids with empathy.
Youth ages 11-18 will participate in a youth summit with workshops focused on providing healthy alternatives to using drugs, drug prevention education and awareness, healthy eating and active living, and college and career readiness.
This presentation for parents of middle and high school students is based on the Miles ToGo Lessons in Drug Prevention Handbook Series. It will address ten of their most frequently asked questions, but parents with students of any age will find the information pertinent and useful.
Fusion Academy South Bay is excited to host Colleen Ecker, a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, who will speak about the realities of teens, drugs and alcohol in today’s society. Bring your questions and your kids as this dynamic speaker tells it like it is and answers all of your questions.
Please join us for our first Families Connected group discussion on the topic of teen alcohol and drug use. Parents will have the opportunity to share their personal stories, strategies, and concerns in a supportive environment. Discussion will be moderated by Dr. Greg Allen.