Madison Chatham Coalition
Night of Conversation: A Prevention Podcast PART 2
Night of Conversation: A Prevention Podcast PART 1
Night of Conversation: Teen Task Force Segment and Closing

Night of Conversation: Teen Task Force Segment and Closing

December 10, 2019

Madison Chatham Coalition Teen Task Force members discuss the following topics:

  • Tips for parents about starting a conversation about substance use with teens
  • Appropriate consequences for teens when using drugs and alcohol
  • Differences between stressors that teens face today as compared to their parents
  • Addressing the substance use information gap that parents face
Night of Conversation: John Cerrato & Kellie Kucinski Segment

Night of Conversation: John Cerrato & Kellie Kucinski Segment

December 9, 2019

Licensed clinician John Cerrato and community liaison Kellie Kucinski, both with High Focus Centers, discuss the following topics:

  • Drug and alcohol culture as described by teens in their programs
  • Changes in marijuana potency from 1970's to now
  • Various prevention methods to help teens avoid risky behaviors
  • Ways to start a conversation about drugs and alcohol with teens
Night of Conversation: Dr. Gary Kohn Segment

Night of Conversation: Dr. Gary Kohn Segment

December 9, 2019

Pediatric Pulmonologist Dr. Gary Kohn of Summit Medical Group discusses the following vaping related topics:

  • EVALI
  • Chemical compounds found in e-cigarettes
  • Reversing the damage of vaping
  • What he is currently seeing from adolescent patients in relation to vaping related illness
  • How to talk to teens about vaping
Night of Conversation: Vanessa Morgenthaler Segment

Night of Conversation: Vanessa Morgenthaler Segment

December 9, 2019

Licensed Professional Counselor and Student Assistance Counselor from Madison High School, Vanessa Morgenthaler, discuss the following topics:

  • Tips for handling stress, anxiety and pressure for parents and teens
  • Ways that parents can support the work that counselors are doing at schools
  • Reasons why students turn to drugs and alcohol
  • Ways to start a conversation about drugs and alcohol with teens
Night of Conversation: Project Community Pride Segment

Night of Conversation: Project Community Pride Segment

December 7, 2019

Clinicians Mike Ecklund and Christine McIntyre discuss the following topics:

  • Reasons teens might start to use drugs and alcohol
  • Ways to start a conversation about substance use with teens
  • Common stressors teens face
  • Mindfulness