WHAT: Capital Region Medical Center is accommodating a Lunch & Learn titled, “’Medical’ Marijuana: The Unintended Consequences”, sponsored by the Council for Drug Free Youth. This lunch and learn will incorporate stories and outcomes from states that have legalized marijuana. The group will discuss addiction and how it relates to social issues, self-medication, coping skills, stress, depression, and the marijuana-opioid connection. Additionally, the presentation will address information regarding legal issues and the importance of prevention measures and education of youth, parents and the community regarding the unintended consequences.
WHO: Presenting on the topic will be Dr. Joy Wanner Sweeney, Executive Director of CDFY
WHEN: Wednesday, April 4 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
WHERE: Oakview Conference Room at Capital Region’s Southwest Campus, 1432 Southwest Blvd., Jefferson City, Missouri
HOW: The Lunch & Learn is a free event, but space is limited. To register, call 573-632-5593 or visit www.crmc.org/events. Lunch is $5 or you may bring your own.
About Capital Region Medical Center
Capital Region Medical Center, located in Jefferson City, Mo. is an affiliate hospital of University of Missouri Health Care, and encompasses a full service hospital, a comprehensive cancer program at Goldschmidt Cancer Center and an expansive clinic system covering eight counties. Within the hospital, the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is one of the few accredited hospital-based rehabilitation centers in the state. From prenatal and obstetric care to orthopaedic and cardiovascular services, Capital Region provides innovative health care, advancing its mission to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities it serves.