Loyola University Maryland

Office of Student Support and Wellness Promotion


The Maryland Collaborative is hosting a free webinar!

Cannabis Use among College Students: What Parents and Families Need to Know

Date: December 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. Amelia Arria
Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health
Co Director, Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking and Related Problems

Want to feel confident discussing your concerns about cannabis?
Interested in tips on how to talk with college students about what they are experiencing?

 This one hour webinar will help you understand the environment and unique challenges your student’s generation faces today. We will provide the latest scientific information on cannabis and update you on the extent of use among college students, with a focus on the connection between cannabis and academic engagement, student performance, and mental health. We will also review key points on how adults can engage with their college students to have constructive conversations about cannabis. Tips for identifying at risk students and strategies for intervening with high risk students will be shared. Click here to register!


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