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Working Together, Creating Hope

Town Hall Meeting and Benefit for
Prevention and Resiliency Services

Please join Prevention and Resiliency Services (PARS) and members of the Shawnee County Substance Abuse Task Force to learn about what you, your family, and the community can do to create hope and build resilient youth.

Building Resiliency - What Can You Do?

Please join PARS and members of the Shawnee County Substance Abuse Task Force for an
evening event to learn about and discuss this topic with Dr. Christian Thurstone and learn
more about ways you can be involved in building resiliency in Shawnee County.

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Presentation
7:30 PM – 8 PM Open Conversation
Call: 785-266-8666
Mail Donations: 2209 SW 29th Street, Topeka, KS 66611
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Featured Speaker - Dr. Christian Thurstone

Dr. Thurstone is Director of Service of Behavioral Health Services at Denver Health and a professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver, where he conducts research on youth substance use and addiction. He is one of about four dozen physicians in the United States who are board-certified in general, child and adolescent and addictions psychiatry.

Dr. Thurstone is a clinician who has treated adolescents with mental health and substance use disorders, a presenter on prevention issues at the local, state, and national levels, a researcher, an advocate, a U.S. Army Major and a father of two teenagers.

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