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Thursday November 12, 2015 at 9:00 AM EST
Friday November 13, 2015 at 4:00 PM EST

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Health Resources in Action 
95 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

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Kettie MacLean 
Blake Works 

Training: Engaging Youth in Preventing Opioid Addiction 

A Training Addressing the Power of Personal Stories in Preventing Opioid Addiction

November 12 & 13, 2015

9:00AM-4:00PM EST

95 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116

This two-day training, presented by Blake Works and Health Resources in Action (HRiA), will increase your knowledge and build your skills to help you more effectively communicate with youth about opioids. You'll learn proven strategies for engaging youth in substance abuse prevention activites, coaltions and policy change. You'll also learn best practices for using our DVD Drugs: True Stories with groups of young people (Grades 5-12).

$999 for two-day training* Participants will receive a copy of Drugs: True Stories. Continental breakfast will be provided both days. Day 2 will conclude at 3:00PM.

* Training fee is non-refundable for cancellations after 10/12/15. Cancellations made prior to 10/12/15 will receive a partial refund of $799.


Jeanne Blake, Creator, Words Can Work; Producer, Drugs: True Stories; Affiliated faculty member, Harvard Medical School's Division on Addiction

Laurie Jo Wallace, Director, Training and Capacity Building, HRiA; 25 years of experience in youth development, substance abuse prevention and coalition building

Who Should Attend

Substance abuse prevention professionals, coalition leaders and members, public health professionals, program supervisors and managers, school health and support staff, youth workers, after-school personnel, teachers, counselors and principals

Special Hotel Offer

The Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Back Bay-Fenway - located at 125 Brookline Avenue in Boston - is offering training participants a discounted room rate of $269 (plus tax) per night. A two night minimum stay booked prior to 10/1/15 is required for this discounted rate. To reserve your room, please call 800.409.2427 and reference the Blake Works Room Block or visit http://bit.ly/1gbv0cO to book online