At Lincoln Public Schools, we work closely with School Community Intervention and Prevention (SCIP) to support families and provide education about substance abuse. Protecting our youth from at-risk behaviors, such as substance use, takes a community of support. One of the best ways we can help our kids make healthy choices is to stay informed and be aware of issues that may adversely affect the lives of our youth. Alcohol, marijuana (including marijuana extracts) and prescription drugs continue to be three of the most prevalently used substances of abuse among our youth.
You can find more information about these topics in a special edition of the SCIP Newsletter. We also invite you to the following free public event to help you stay informed on this issue:
Marijuana Use Community Forum sponsored by SCIP
April 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln Southeast High School Commons Area (Door 18)
Marijuana continues to be one of the most prevalent substances of abuse among our youth. The purpose of this forum is to increase awareness of trends in use by adolescents, the effects of marijuana use on a youth's developing brain, the increase in potency of marijuana, new modes of delivery and mixed messages our youth are receiving surrounding legalization and the medicinal use of marijuana.
Click here to view the flyer.