Webinar Recording: supporting youth in making informed decisions about cannabis

On June 4th 2019,  the Evidence Exchange Network EENet and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario co-hosted a webinar on supporting youth in making informed decisions about cannabis. This is part two of a four-part webinar series that focuses on cannabis use across the lifespan. Part 1 of the series is posted here. 

 

Watch the webinar recording and download the slides. 

 

Presenters:

  • Kiran Somjee, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
  • Kira London-Nadeau, Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy
  • Jennifer Burgess, Toronto Public Health

 

Objectives:

  • Understand the prevalence of cannabis use in Ontario for youth and young adults
  • Understand the continuum of cannabis use and evidence-based interventions for youth
  • Outline youth engagement principles to support youth to make informed choices about cannabis use
  • Outline a strategy to promote capacity of adult allies in schools to promote open and non-judgmental conversations with youth regarding cannabis
  • Explore examples of school board interventions to promote cannabis literacy amongst school