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Youth Substance Use Prevention

  • December 01, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • For staff and members of any other councils.

Registration is closed

Youth substance use is changing and evolving, and is heavily influenced by what young people are viewing on social media. This training will provide: an overview of current substance use trends, insight into popular social media accounts that highlight dangerous substance use, images of apparel and accessories associated with substances and substance use, and resources to effectively address substance use with youth.

Key Takeaways

Library staff will:
1. Receive an overview of the current drug trends, specifically related to youth/ young adults.
2. Learn about apparel and accessories that are popular in youth drug culture and/ or are used to hide illicit substances or paraphernalia.
3. Learn about the common warning signs of youth drug use.
4. Learn resources and strategies to effectively discuss substance use with youth.

Presented by: Jessica Olsen-Hoek; Prevention Director, Youth Enrichment Services

Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Erin Hunter,

Professional Development Hours: 2 (.2 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - We have implemented a two step verification process for security purposes and to maintain accurate attendance records.  You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. 

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at   

If you do not already have a zoom account you will be prompted to do so upon logging into the meeting.  If this is the first time you are using Zoom, after you have created an account, you can join the meeting by entering the Meeting ID/ Password provided to you in the confirmation email.  You can access all subsequent Zoom meetings by clicking the meeting link in the confirmation email.

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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