Verde Valley AZ (January 30, 2012) – There are many varying medical and non-medical opinions on the question: “Is marijuana addictive?” MATFORCE’s February 9th Lunch ‘n Learn will look at the research and address marijuana’s potential for dependence or addiction. This presentation will outline a five stage progression of addiction as seen from a treatment perspective. Presenters include John Schuderer, MA, LCP, LISAC from West Yavapai Guidance Clinic and Wayne P. Sisson, MA.
According to the Office of the National Drug Control Policy, “More teens enter treatment each year with a primary diagnosis of marijuana dependence than for all other illicit drugs combined. Currently, 62% percent of teens in drug treatment are dependent on marijuana.”
The Lunch ‘n Learn will be held on Thursday, February 9, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Board of Supervisors Room, Yavapai County Administration Building, 1015 S. Fair St., Prescott and teleconferenced to the Yavapai County Cottonwood Annex, 10 South 6th St., Cottonwood. It is free and open to the public. Brown-bag lunches are welcome.
For more information contact MATFORCE at 928-708-0100 or online at matforce.org.