The Wild West: Cannabis, vaping, and other substance use among teens in the modern world

CitySan Francisco
CountySan Francisco (CA1194)
Date12/10/2018
Hours19:30
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San Francisco
San Francisco (CA1194)
Tel 2018-12-10
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The Wild West: Cannabis, vaping, and other substance use among teens in the modern world

The Wild West: Cannabis, vaping, and other substance use among teens in the modern world with Danielle Ramo, PhD, Director of Research Operations, Hopelab Foundation; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF   RETURN OF HIGHLY POPULAR SPEAKER AND SPECIALIST IN ADOLESCENT AND ADULT SUBSTANCE ABUSE. Are you having trouble understanding the difference between vaping, dabbing, and juuling? Not sure how to address cannabis and other substance use with your teen now that it is legal? Danielle Ramo, PhD, will discuss the complicated landscape of teen cannabis and other substance use in the modern world. She will review current trends in use and how recent policies (e.g., cannabis legalization) have affected teen use. She will also share evidence on the effect of substance use on the teen brain and behavior, and note some unique aspects of teen cannabis use compared to adult use.



Finally, Dr. Ramo will share realistic and innovative strategies for dealing with teen substance use in an increasingly complicated social and political climate.   Danielle Ramo, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist, Director of Research Operations at Hopelab Foundation and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF with expertise in adolescent and young adult substance abuse. Her research program focuses on using digital media to understand and address risky drug and alcohol use as well as teen emotional well-being. She is the author of over 70 scholarly articles and book chapters and her work on cannabis and tobacco use has been featured in national and international news. She regularly speaks to teen and parent groups about teen drug use throughout the Bay Area, and has three small children. For more information on Dr.


Danielle Ramo: http://profiles.ucsf.edu/danielle.ramo-larios .

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