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Starting the Conversation: Talking to Your Children About Drugs

October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

- $40

Center for Parents and Teachers invite parents/grandparents to this 2-part workshop for adults where participants will learn:
• How to better communicate and engage their children in meaningful discussion about drugs and alcohol use;
• How to create a family culture that encourages open and fair discourse;
• How to set healthy limits with teens and preteens;
• Ways to coach their children on how to be prepared for challenging situations.

Jon Cohan CADC has over 10 years of experience in the substance use disorder and mental health fields. He practices addiction treatment and family therapy in Concord. He also works at Right Turn in Watertown as a Family Addictions counselor, where he conducts workshops to help family members begin their own recovery.
As co-host for “The Right Mind Media Podcast”, Jon has interviewed Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, and many other notable guests on the subject of addiction, recovery, and mental health issues. He has won two National Media Awards in 2014 and 2015 from the National Association of Social Workers. He sits on the Advisory Board of Middlesex Community College’s Addiction Counseling Program. Jon has appeared as a guest on Fox 25 news and WGBH’s “Greater Boston” to speak about the opiate crisis in New England.
Fee: Your payment of $40 for both sessions supports the ongoing work of this nonprofit. No one will be turned away if not able to pay the fee (simply contact us at cpt@concordps.org and type “October 18th workshop” in subject line).

As seats are limited, pre-registration is required. Please go to:


October 18, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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