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Engaging Youth in Preventing Opioid Addiction Training – Registration Closed.

November 13, 2017 - November 14, 2017

A Collaboration between Blake Works and

the BEST Initiative/Health Resources in Action

Monday, Nov 13th and Tuesday, Nov 14th


Training Fee: $999pp*

* Training fee is non-refundable after 10/13/17. Cancellations made prior to 10/13/17 will receive a partial refund. Please contact Blake Work prior to booking airline reservations.

Registration Now Open!

**For any questions, please contact**

Kettie MacLean
Blake Works

At this highly interactive two-day training, presented by Blake Works and Health Resources in Action (HRiA), you will build skills and gain knowledge needed to more effectively communicate with youth about the opioid crisis. Our popoular training now includes the latest research about fentanyl and marijuana.

You’ll also learn proven strategies for engaging youth in substance abuse prevention activities , plus best practices for incorporating our evidence-based DVD Drugs: True Stories into your programming.

Participants will receive a copy of Drugs: True Stories (25-min with discussion guide). Drugs: True Stories is included in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

Featured Guest Expert

Nationally recognized substance abuse expert Dr. Kevin Hill, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital joins Words Can Workcreator Jeanne Blake for an interview and your questions about his research on youth and marijuana use.


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

Prevention professionals, coalition members, public health professionals, program supervisors and managers, school health and support staff, youth workers, after-school personnel, counselors and educators

Special Hotel Offer

The Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf is offering our training participants a discounted room rate of $249 (plus tax) per night. This rate requires a two-night minimum stay booked prior to 10/13/16. For reservations call 617.242.9000. Reference Blake Works Room Block or visit http://bit.ly/2bjEUaV to book online



November 13, 2017
November 14, 2017