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Strength-Based Approach to Substance Use Prevention, Youth Panel with Dr. Ijeoma Opara

A great Youth Panel of Connecticut teens talking about what they would like to see in prevention. The panelists are a part of New Britain Youth Prevention. This event was put on by the Prevention Training & Technical Service Center.

In this panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Ijeoma Opara, the youth panel comprised of Black and Latina girls discuss various topics such as:

  • Challenges they face regarding consequences of substance use
  • Their involvement in their community and prevention programs
  • How professionals and families can best support the development of girls of color

You can watch the video below:


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