Hidden Warning Signs of Addiction

Thursday, February 21
6:00pm - 7:30am
Fusion South Bay Campus
1601 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 260
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

There are many signs that a teenager is using drugs, but it can be difficult to tell the difference between experimentation and drug abuse. Learn how to recognize the signs of addiction from Dr. Donnie W. Watson of the Thelma McMillen Center and how to treat the situation as a family. Hear from Todd Schenasi, a prevention specialist at the Thelma McMillen Center, who knows the pressures a South Bay teen experiences.

Todd is an alumni of Palos Verdes High School, and now four years sober pursuing a nursing career. Todd will share the insight he wishes someone had shared with him when he was in high school.

Dr. Donnie W. Watson is the Program Director at the Thelma McMillen Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment at Torrance Memorial. Dr. Watson has over 25 years of management experience in directing programs that educate and treat both adolescent and adult substance abusers, and their families.