DAWSONVILLE - "Teen Brain Explained" is an event later this month in Dawsonville which will tackle the problem of teenage drinking.
Hosted by Dawson County Family Connection, the campaign slogan is "Be the Key" which promotes parents and adults as the solution to underage drinking.
There is no charge to attend. It will be held Tuesday, April 15, at 7:00 in the Dawson County High School Auditorium. Organizers say there will be snacks, door prizes and free childcare (but you need to call 706-265-1981 to arrange for childcare)
Full details are avaialble at capa-ga.org or by calling the number above.
Mike Nerney will speak, covering teen moods and behaviors, risky and impulsive behavior, and protecting a child from alcohol and other drugs. Nerney is with The Collaborative, a Vermont-based organization dedicated to fighting substance abuse among young people.