Addiction and Teens Facebook Live Q+A and Resources
Certified addictions counselor and youth worker Chris Schaffner joined me for a recent Facebook Live Q+A to help youth workers answer the question:
What do you do when a student shows signs of addiction?
Check out the Facebook Live feed below:
We collected some additional reading and resources to help youth workers who work with students with addictions.
BLOG POSTS + RESOURCES FROM CHRIS
- What Does Effective Treatment Look Like?
- Overview of the Opioid Epidemic
- RealTalk Drug Prevention Program
ADDITIONAL WEBSITES + RESOURCES
- Life Hurts, God Heals
- The Landing (Celebrate Recovery for Students)
- Celebrate Recovery
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Get Smart About Drugs
- Just Think Twice: Digital Encyclopedia for Drugs
- Prevent Drug Use
- Easy Read Resources About Drug Abuse
- Drug Free Resources
- Smart Recovery
- Addiction Resources for Parents and Educators
- Teen Drug Abuse
- 6 Parenting Practices
- Guide to Responsible Testing
- Addiction Center
If you know of any resources we should add to this list, please contact me via email HERE.
CHRIS SCHAFFNER is a certified addictions counselor working with chemically dependent ’emerging adults’ and is also the founder of CONVERSATIONS ON THE FRINGE. CotF is an organization seeking creative and innovative ways to bridge the gap between the mental health community and those entities (particularly schools and churches) that serve youth in contemporary society.
JACOB ECKEBERGER is the Content Manager for YOUTH SPECIALTIES. He’s a long-time volunteer youth worker, the spouse of a church planter, and an itinerant worship leader. Jacob’s passion is to spark healing and progress in the Church. This is manifested in his work within YS as he serves youth workers across denominational barriers, as well as his family’s commitment to a faith community focused on rectifying social justice issues in Bloomington, IL. Follow his personal website at: JACOBECKEBERGER.com
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