John Hersey High School and High School District 214 will co-sponsor a parent night entitled “The Other Side of Cannabis” Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.
Parents will hear the latest information about how cannabis affects the physical and mental health of adolescents. Film producer Jody Belsher will present statistics, facts, myths and a clip from her documentary on marijuana, which took first place at the Sunset Los Angeles Film festival for Best Feature Documentary.
John and Marta McGuinness, from the Schaumburg-based FAIR Counseling, a comprehensive and research-based treatment provider for adolescents, young adults and their families, will discuss the evidence-based research regarding treatment interventions.
Parents, staff and students of District 214 and their sender schools are welcome to this presentation that will take place in the Hersey cafeteria, 1900 E. Thomas St. in Arlington Heights.