Marijuana and Teens in 2016…with Danielle Ramo, PhD – Feb. 1, 2016

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Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, 7:30 to 9:00pm

“Marijuana and Teens in 2016”
with Danielle Ramo, PhD, UCSF Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Danielle Ramo

Are you having trouble understanding how to address marijuana use with your teen? Not sure whether use should be considered recreational, medicinal, harmful, or all three?

Danielle Ramo, PhD, faculty in the UC San Francisco Department of Psychiatry specializing in teen and young adult substance abuse, will discuss the complicated landscape of teen marijuana use in the current social and political climate. She will review the current trends in marijuana use and how recent policies (e.g., legalization) have affected teen use. She will also share evidence on the effect of marijuana use on the teen brain and behavior, and note some unique aspects of teen use compared to adult use. Finally, Dr. Ramo will put forth some realistic and innovative strategies for dealing with teen marijuana use in an era in which adult use increasingly normal.

Danielle Ramo, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF with expertise in adolescent and young adult substance abuse. Her research includes studies of tobacco and marijuana co-use and using digital tools including social media to help young people change addictive behaviors.

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Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, 7:30 to 9:00pm

SF Waldorf High School
470 West Portal Ave., San Francisco

$5.00 contribution is requested at the door for parents of member schools; a $10.00 contribution is requested for others.


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