Algoma Public Health hosted a Substance Use Parents Night on Tuesday evening, offering an interactive and informative session to:
- help parents and caregivers understand how substances impact childhood development
- explain what the potential health effects are
- identify how parents can help their teen to make informed decisions; and
- provide information about community supports
A panel discussion followed, with experts in the field of education, enforcement, public health, youth health promotion, social work and addictions.