Youth and Opioid Usage

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Date: May 10, 2023

Time: 1:00 PM—2:30 PM ET

Format: Webinar

Cost: FREE

Contact Hours: 1.25 (Certificate of Attendance)

Target Audience: Prevention Professionals




This webinar will address the importance of education of opioid effects among high school students. We will examine how this lack of awareness of youth is impacted by systemic issues, and can cause misuse of the drug. This webinar will also discuss the effects and statistics of opioid use, as well as strategies for minimizing these inconsistencies faced by different communities.



By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the challenges and opportunities the opioid epidemic has caused.
  2. Discuss the need for more education and awareness among high school students.
  3. Explain why early education is important and how it can lead to prevention.




Nikita DanthiNikita Danthi is an intern at the PTTC, and has been interning since January. She is a Psychology and Public Health dual degree on the population health track. She is also pursuing a Sociology minor, and will be graduating in May 2023.







In order to be eligible for the 1.25 contact hours/certificate of attendance, you must join the live webinar in the Zoom platform.

Certificates must be requested within one week of the event and will be processed within 30 days.

If you are having issues accessing the room/application at the time of the event: Please email [email protected] at the start of the webinar so that we can assist you.



If you are in need of any special accommodations, please notify the Central East PTTC Webinar Team three weeks in advance of the event, or as soon as possible, by emailing [email protected].

Starts: May. 10, 2023 1:00 pm
Ends: May. 10, 2023 2:30 pm
Registration Deadline
May 10, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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