Youth Substance Use Prevention: Spotlight on Cannabis, Alcohol and Vaping

The webinar provides facts and information about the present landscape of cannabis, alcohol, vaping and youth, and how it is affecting families,  as well as practical tools to engage in meaningful conversations with families about youth substance use prevention.


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Featuring Speakers from:

Chantal Vallerand
National Director
Drug Free Kids Canada

Steve Keller, B. Ed. (He/Him/His)
Bilingual Curriculum Developer
YMCA Youth Cannabis Awareness Program

Emma Schmitz,
Alberta Education and Awareness Coordinator
YMCA Youth Cannabis Awareness Program


Kaidan Hardy, BHSc, MEd

Health Promoter, Health and Well-Being

Porcupine Health Unit


Erika Aelterman

Public Health Promoter,
Timiskaming Health Unit





  • Introduction
  • Cannabis facts – the 2022 Landscape
  • Strategies to optimize conversations with youth about the use of cannabis and other substances
  • An overview of local Public Health resources
  • A question and answer period
  • Closing remarks and participation survey