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SPEAKING: Preventure Grant

DATE/TIME
Date(s) - Wed, 07/10/2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm EDT

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

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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.

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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