How to Talk to Kids About Drugs

Listen to Joe Eberstein’s discussion on High Truths on
Drugs and Addiction, Episode #5

A high school student asks “Isn’t it safer to use marijuana over alcohol?” Joe Eberstein is an IASIC advisor, prevention specialist, motivational speaker and expert on youth marijuana use and vaping. Should parents be honest with their prior drug use with kids? How did he reach kids during the COVID pandemic?

Listen to High Truths on Drug and Addiction, Episode #5 to hear how Joe tackles such a question.

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About Joe Eberstein
Joe Eberstein works for the Center for Community Research Inc. He is the Program Manager for the San Diego County Marijuana Prevention Initiative (MPI). He is a California Certified Prevention Specialist with over 12 years in the field in both San Diego and Los Angeles counties. He is a featured speaker and subject matter expert regarding youth marijuana use and vaping. His role includes raising awareness about the public health effects of marijuana and vaping on youth and developing regional prevention campaigns to reduce use. He is a member of SAMSHA region 9 Prevention Technology Transfer Center and the California Department of Health Care Services – Prop 64 Advisory group.

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