Parent/Teen Education Night – Healthy Communication on Drugs/Alcohol

To follow up our recent parent survey, we have secured a speaker who could provide parents and caregivers with some educational insights on Drug and Alcohol Use in Teens (the highest rated topic).

Explorer West’s Parent Community Network is excited to announce that Dr. Kevin Haggerty from the Social Development Research Group of the University of Washington Department of Social Work will speak to our community on the topic,“Teens, Marijuana, Alcohol, and Reality… Setting the Framework for Healthy Communication.”

Event Details:

Parent Education Night – April 29th at 6:30 PM

Explorer West Middle School, 10015 28th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98146

 Focus of the presentation:

  • Find out about the recent research on drugs, alcohol and marijuana use in teens and learn about the impact of alcohol on the teenage brain.
  • Learn about ways to prevent the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol by teens.
Dr. Kevin Haggerty

Dr. Kevin Haggerty

About Dr. Haggerty:

For more than 25 years, Dr. Kevin Haggerty and his colleagues at the Social Development Research Group of the University of Washington have been developing methods to organize the scientific knowledge base for prevention so that parents, communities and schools can identify, assess and prioritize approaches that meet their needs. Dr. Haggerty is an international trainer and speaker in the areas of substance abuse and delinquency prevention and has written extensively in the field.

Please invite other parents and teen (middle school aged and older) community members to this event.