Teen Brain on Pot Postcard 2015

The Immature Teen Brain on Pot Symposium, August 26, 2015

  Every year, the City of Santa Clarita hosts a hard-hitting drug awareness program and resource fair for teens and parents. This year’s program, entitled “The Immature Teen Brain on Pot,” will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center. At the August 26 symposium, attendees will learn the truth and dangers of marijuana use, as the panel of speakers addresses the realities of teen marijuana use, including its immediate effects as...

Heroin in the SCV

Heroin, also known as diamorphine, is a semi-synthetic opioid drug synthesized from morphine, a derivative of the opium poppy. The white crystalline form is commonly the hydrochloride salt diacetylmorphine hydrochloride, though, when supplied illegally, it is often adulterated, thus dulling the sheen and consistency from that to a matte white powder, which diacetylmorphine freebase typically is. 90% of illicit heroin is thought to be produced in Afghanistan. Learn what heroin looks like, what it’s called on the street, what...

Dr. Privett on KHTS

Posted 12 Aug 2015 in In the News, Info, Symposium

On Monday, August 10, 2015, Dr. Darrin Privett was live on KHTS‘ Families in Action radio show with hosts Cary Quashen and Michael Dougherty to talk about the dangers of marijuana use in teens. Listen to the full show HERE. Dr. Darrin Privett is one of this year’s panel speakers at The Immature Teen Brain on Pot symposium and comes to us straight from the emergency room at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to teach the facts and realities about what he sees in the ER in relation to teens and drug use.

The Immature Teen Brain on Pot Symposium Video Preview

Posted 11 Aug 2015 in Symposium
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The Immature Teen Brain on Pot Symposium, August 26, 2015

Posted 03 Aug 2015 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops
Teen Brain on Pot Postcard 2015

  Every year, the City of Santa Clarita hosts a hard-hitting drug awareness program and resource fair for teens and parents. This year’s program, entitled “The Immature Teen Brain on Pot,” will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center. At the August 26 symposium, attendees will learn the truth and dangers of marijuana use, as the panel of speakers addresses the realities of teen marijuana use, including its immediate effects as well as the long-term effects on the brain and body. The program’s panel of local professionals will include a law enforcement representative from the Sheriff’s Department, a drug recovery expert from Action Family Counseling, a family support resource from A...

Pills Kill Symposium Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Posted 21 Jul 2014 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops
Pills Kill

The shocking truth about prescription pill abuse in Santa Clarita Prescription pills have taken over the landscape of drug abuse among teens and young adults in the last few years. They are highly addictive, pathways to heroin and other illicit drugs, and are too often deadly. The Pills Kill: Prescription to Addiction presentation will cover signs of abuse, tools for prevention and resources for those who are in need of help. Panelists will include officials from law enforcement, the Hart District, an emergency room physician and a pharmacist. There will also be a resource expo with addiction and recovery experts. The symposium is the fourth in the Heroin Kills series and is free and open to the public.

Teens, Cellphones, Sexting, and Social Media

Posted 31 Mar 2014 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops
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Teens, Cellphones, Sexting, and Social Media Parents are concerned that today’s teens are not prepared for the barrage of temptations and distractions embedded in today’s online world. This workshop is a practical discussion about what you should know when it comes to teens and technology, and what you can do to keep the lines of communication open.

What You Don’t Know:Teens, Drugs, and the Consequences

Posted 31 Mar 2014 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops
What you dont know

What You Don’t Know:Teens, Drugs, and the Consequences This interactive workshop will answer your questions about teens and drugs in Santa Clarita. Learn current trends, where teens get the drugs, where they use them, and where they hide them. You don’t want to miss this workshop presented by the L.A. County Sheriff’s

Snapshot Santa Clarita: Reality of Drugs and Youth

Posted 26 Dec 2013 in Video

Snapshot Santa Clarita: Reality of Drugs and Youth

2013 Heroin Kills Symposium August 28 at Santa Clarita Sports Complex

Posted 05 Aug 2013 in Symposium, Workshops

How do perfectly normal kids from good homes and loving families turn into heroin addicts? When your kid’s friends ask to use the bathroom, are they really going through your medicine cabinet? Are teens really having “pharm” parties, where they combine pharmaceutical medications into a communal bowl and take random drugs to get high? Find answers to these questions and more at the 2013 Heroin Kills Symposium. The Symposium will feature law enforcement and school representatives, addiction and recovery experts, parents, and an emergency room physician. For previous Heroin Kills Symposium videos go to YouTube.com/heroinkillsSCV. New this year will be a demonstration by a narcotics deputy with paraphernalia seized from Santa Clarita homes, as well as a sobering look...

Tri-Cities Anti-Drug Summit Panel Featuring Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley to Air for Residents Beginning this Week

Posted 01 Aug 2013 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops

The City of Santa Clarita invited neighboring cities Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley to a Tri-City Anti-Drug Summit on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to address the issue of heroin and prescription drugs being abused by teens within each community. In conjunction with the Heroin Kills outreach plan, Santa Clarita hosted a 10 person panel which was held in response to a spike in heroin related deaths and arrests in order to combat the problem and find a solution.   Produced by local television station SCVTV, the Tri-City Anti-Drug Summit panel discussion will air on Time Warner Cable Channel 20, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 and online at SCVTV.com on Wednesday, July 31 at 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 2 at 6:00...

REAL LIFE DRUGS STORY VIDEOS

Posted 30 May 2013 in In the News
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