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TUHSD WELLNESS AND CFI PRESENT “SCREENAGERS: SECOND GENERATION” SCREENING & PANEL
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Place: Smith Rafael Film Center
TUHSD WELLNESS AND CFI PRESENT "SCREENAGERS: SECOND GENERATION" SCREENING & PANEL A special screening of the film, Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience at the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael. The film will be followed by an expert panel discussion. The film provides a great opportunity for youth to learn how to thrive in our screen and stress-filled world. Learn how we as parents and schools can empower teens with skills to overcome mental health challenges, build emotional agility, communication savvy, and stress resilience. The panel will include one of the
Mill Valley City Council Meeting – Potential Flavored Tobacco Products Ban
Date: Monday, November 4th, 2019
Place: Mill Valley City Hall, Council Chambers
Mill Valley Council will discuss a potential ban on flavored tobacco in the city of Mill Valley. Vaping is a major health issue among our teens and we now have a chance as a community to reduce this by supporting a Full Flavored Tobacco Ban in Mill Valley. Mill Valley is one of the few cities left in Marin County that has not yet adopted a flavor ban and on Monday, November 4th a suggested ordinance will be presented to the City at the City Council Meeting by the Chief of
HIGH Community Read – LIVE STREAM EVENT
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Place: Dominican University -
(Currently SOLD OUT - See post for
LIVE STREAM details & locations)
Marin Community Read Marin Healthy Youth Partnerships is offering a community-wide book read and educational event with David and Nic Sheff, authors of the book High: Everything You Want to Know About Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction. David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy (2008), and Nic Sheff, author of Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines (2008), offer this valuable resource for learning about the realities of drugs and alcohol. The book provides reliable information on drugs and alcohol so teens and parents can make educated decisions. This is an opportunity for the community
Marin County Office of Education Hosts Cannabis & Vaping Discussion Panel Let's Talk About Cannabis & Vaping The Marin County Office of Education recently hosted an event focused on the topics of cannabis and vaping. A panel of local health, law enforcement, and substance use prevention experts were invited to discuss the topic and ways of keeping kids safe. View a video of the Marin County Office of Education Cannabis and Vaping Talk below. MORE »
File this Under Good to Know: CA Cannabis Tainted with Pesticides As California figures out all the logistics of legalized marijuana, the state faces an unanticipated problem: "dirty" cannabis that's tainted with pesticides. MORE »
Watch: Tam High Student’s Powerful Video About Drinking and Driving Watch this powerful video made by a Tam High senior about the heart-wrenching events that inspired Draw the Line. MORE »
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When it comes to your kids health and safety, we know it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by fear and concern. We have information about events, speakers, education, and other resources to make doing the right thing a little easier for you – and your teen.