About this event

Substance use is unfortunately on the rise. Research shows that 90% of youth substance use begins during their teenage years. Many parents are concerned for their child’s well-being and seek ways to protect them.

Proactive Parenting: Preventive Measures to Protect Children from Substance Use with Dr. Aaron Weiner and Dr. Linda Richter.

A child’s risk of turning to substances for relief lowers when they have the tools for stress reduction, mindfulness, and more. Learn how to teach your child “mental hygiene.”

Produced by the Wellness Institute, a division of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) in partnership with Partnership to End Addiction


Presenters’ Bios:

Aaron Weiner, PhD, is a licensed, board-certified psychologist and master addiction counselor. Dr.Weiner is a clinician, author, and frequent speaker on addiction treatment and issues.

Linda Richter, PhD researches the nature, scope, predictors and consequences of substance use and addiction, especially among young people. She leverages this research to help raise awareness among parents, educators, health professionals and policymakers about addiction science and best practices in substance use prevention and addiction care.