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Teen Substance Use & Reproductive Health

May 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Substance use can have a significant impact on a young person’s still-developing brain, overall health and sense of well-being. For adolescent females in particular, alcohol, marijuana or tobacco use can have reproductive health implications, too. Join the Betty Ford Center’s Alta DeRoo, MD, an OB-GYN and addiction medicine physician, to learn more about the physiological effects of substance use on adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Dr. DeRoo will also discuss potential interventions and treatment options for adolescent patients with substance use disorders.


  • Identify reproductive health risks of substance use for adolescent females
  • Differentiate key features of the adolescent female’s still-developing brain
  • Name the most frequently used substances by teens and their effects on reproductive health, sexual health and pregnancy

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