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Physical Activity’s Role in Youth Substance Use and Mental Health

Introduction

The US Department of Health and Human Services has recommended youth ages 6-17 years old get 60 minutes or more of combined moderate and vigorous physical activity each day.

Single-session & Other Brief Interventions for Preventing Youth Alcohol, Marijuana, E-cigarette & Opioid Use

We recently presented a webinar on brief interventions for preventing youth substance use. Because it was a completely filled session, I wanted to provide a description of the main points covered in the webinar for those who had not had an opportunity to attend it.

Introduction

Physical Activity Interventions Impacting Youth Substance Use & Mental Health: Free Webinar

Physical Activity Interventions Impacting Youth Substance Use & Mental Health: Free Webinar

Webinar Objectives:

1. Examine evidence-based physical activity interventions for influencing youth substance use and mental health

2. Explore research assessing physical activity, exercise and sport on later substance use and mental health of youth and young adults

3. Assess how prevention coalitions & organizations address physical activity, exercise and sports for youth

Free Single-Session Faith-Based Youth Prevention Plus Wellness Program

Looking for faith-based substance use prevention or wellness programs for youth?

In God’s Image (IGI) is a fully scripted program designed to give teachers, youth leaders, mentors, parents and service providers a quick and easy to use tool to promote spiritually and physically active, healthy and substance use-free lifestyles among adolescents.     

Free Webinar: Practical Evidence-Based Substance Use Prevention

Webinar Objectives:

Webinar: Evidence-based SPORT & InShape Prevention Plus Wellness Programs for Youth & Young Adults

Webinar: Evidence-based SPORT & InShape Prevention Plus Wellness Programs for Youth & Young Adults

Length: 57 minutes

Webinar Objectives:

New Evidence-based SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness 2.0 Programs Available

We just updated the SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness program manuals and digital downloads.

Changes include enhanced program PowerPoint slides, screening and feedback surveys, goal plans, and scripts for implementing SPORT PPW screening and brief interventions to youth individually and in groups.

Webinar: How to Integrate Wellness into Substance Abuse Prevention Using Marketing Strategies

Webinar Objectives:

1.   Identify the need for integrating wellness promotion into substance use prevention programs.       

2.   Explain marketing concepts supporting integrated prevention with wellness programs.

3.   Describe a marketing-related conceptual model for creating integrated prevention with wellness programs.

4.   Describe two steps for creating messages integrating wellness with prevention.

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