chesterfield chamber

SPEAKING: Preventure Grant


Wed, 07/10/2019    
11:00 am-1:00 pm


Chesterfield Career and Technical Center
13900 Hull Street Rd, Midlothian, VA, 23112

Event Type

We Got the Grant

An Overview of a Substance Abuse Prevention Program Study Coming to CCPS 

Presenter: Anne Moss Rogers, Board member, Beacon Tree Foundation; Owner, Emotionally Naked LLC
There are four traits that Put Kids at Risk of Substance Misuse and in January 2019, VCU Institute of Drug & Alcohol Studies with Beacon Tree Foundation, won the VCU CCTR Endowment Fund to implement Preventure, a personality targeted life skills training program that has been shown to reduce drug and alcohol use in schools by up to 80%.
The pilot study, the first in the US, will include four Virginia schools, two of which are in Chesterfield County.

Published by

AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

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