Drug Prevention Panel Speakers

Captain Robert Lewis

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

  • Update on current drug laws
  • Your rights and obligations as a parent
  • Resources through law enforcement, VIDA
  • What to look for if your child is using, paraphernalia

 

Dr. Darrin Privett

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician, Base Hospital EMS Director, and
Pediatric EDAP Director, at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

  • The physical effects on the body and brain
  • Current trends and statistics about drug abuse and overdoses
  • Heroin is a national epidemic

View Dr. Privett’s Presentation

 

Sandy Logan

Prevention Coordinator, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

  • Resources within the community in regards to prevention and intervention
  • “What next?” What to do if you find out your teen is using
  • Teen tips

 

Brenda Tumasone

Addiction Counselor, Brain Health Coach, Parent

  • Shares experience as a mother
  • How sports injuries are related to the brain function
  • Warning signs from a parent’s perspective