Behavioral Health Services and Fort Bend Regional Council partnered together to host the Hidden in Plain Sight: Youth Substance Use Crisis Training. This 4 hour training took place at the Gus George Academy and hosted roughly 75 participants. The training had guest speakers that included, Dr. Peter Stout—President and CEO of Houston Forensic Science Center, Leandra Henderson—Prevention Program Director, Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Inc., Riley Owczarzak, MPH, CHES,--Project Coordinator for Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition, Leonard Marshall, MA, LPC, LCDC—Substance Abuse Services Supervisor, Fort Bend Juvenile Probation, and Dr. Philip Kerne—Division Director, Fort Bend Juvenile Probation. The training covered:
Youth drug trends
Decoding social media
Hidden in Plain Site: Mock Teen Bedroom
Youth Substance Use & Mental Health
Some interesting, and alarming, facts learned throughout the training include:
Behavioral Health Services continues to establish relations with community partners and agencies to fulfill the needs of children and their families in Fort Bend County. Should anyone want to learn more about Fort Bend County Behavioral Health Services, click HERE!
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