Marin Healthy Youth Partnerships (MHYP) is excited to have sponsored a community-wide book read and educational event with David and Nic Sheff, authors of the book High: Everything You Want to Know About Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction. Over 800 people attended the High event at Dominican University on October 16, 2019 with scores more attending viewing parties at five locations throughout Marin. RxSafe Marin was a proud co-sponsor of the event.
This was an opportunity for the community to discuss strategies to deal with stress and the pressure on youth and focus on protective factors including recognizing mental health issues before they lead to substance abuse. The book High provides reliable information on drugs and alcohol so teens and parents can make educated decisions and also serves to raise awareness, create more empathy for those who struggle with substance use disorder. Together we can learn from experience and knowledge about the impact of substance use and the unintended consequences. Working with local libraries, schools, and other youth organizations, this Community Read serves to inform, engage and connect around this important issue.
Please join us at one of the following future locations:
NOVEMBER 6th – San Anselmo Library at 7:00pm
NOVEMBER 12th – Novato Library at 6:30pm
NOVEMBER 14th – Corte Madera Library at 7:00pm
DECEMBER 3rd – Mill Valley Library at 7:00pm
DECEMBER 5th – Point Reyes Library at 6:30pm
Please contact MHYP, if you are interested in bringing the program to your school.