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Josh King, PsyD

  • Shannon Caspersen on Adolescents and Substance Use

Shannon Caspersen on Adolescents and Substance Use

Thursday 17th January 2019

Get expert insights from triple-board certified psychiatrist Dr. Shannon Caspersen on preventing adolescents substance use, vaping, marijuana, and drinking.
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Preventing Adolescents Substance Use: Expert Insights from Dr. Shannon Caspersen

Your brain isn't ready for alcohol at age. So first is never be drunk in front of your kids.
Dr. Shannon Caspersen, a triple-board certified psychiatrist who works with adolescents and addiction, is featured in this episode of The Beyond Addiction Show. Dr. Caspersen shares expert insights on spotting substance use problems in adolescents, preventing substance use in adolescence, and addressing hot topics such as vaping, marijuana use, and drinking. The impact of substances on the adolescent brain is also discussed. The episode highlights the importance of effective communication about substance use with adolescents. Dr.
Caspersen shares her insights on how parents can model healthy behavior around substances. She encourages parents to navigate the world of substances with their children and to focus on prevention. One key takeaway is that the adolescent brain isn't ready for alcohol at any age. Dr. Caspersen stresses the importance of never being drunk in front of your kids and modeling appropriate behavior. The episode also explores how vaping and marijuana use can interfere with proper brain development. Dr.
Caspersen's insights provide helpful guidance for parents and caregivers looking to prevent substance use among adolescents. Listen to the full episode now here on alcoholfree.com.