Traverse Area District Library, Community Partners to Host Conversation on Youth Addition Prevention, Intervention & Recovery

The community conversation takes place June 21, 2022 at 6pm.

Addiction affects people of all ages.

The Traverse Area District Library will serve as host for an event that focuses on adolescents, who are the most vulnerable to developing lifelong addictions.  Community partners will be sharing about programs that provide education, prevention & treatment opportunities, along with connecting local resources & advocating to reduce stigma. Community Conversations June 21

​Substance Free Coalition of NW Michigan ​will talk about the Prescription Opioid Prevention Initiative & the efforts to get the word out in our community through the KnowDangers Campaign.

Grand ​Traverse County Drug Free Coalition & Up North Prevention ​will share about their student prevention clubs & other youth prevention work in Grand Traverse County.

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health ​will speak about their Juvenile Justice Diversion Program, specializing in providing Mental Health & Substance Use support to at risk adolescents & their families in Grand Traverse County.

​There will be opportunities to talk about the support these programs offer and time for you to ask any questions you may have.  Many local resource organizations will be there with representatives available to answer questions and offer handouts to take home.

You can attend in-person in TADL’s McGuire Community Room or register here to join online via Zoom.

To learn more about the event, click here.

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