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Led by Youth Director Shaykh Rami Nsour and a Stanford Addiction Specialist, high school and college students (ages 14-22), come learn about the types of substances and how they are used, substance use vs. addiction, peer pressure, interacting with those who use or offer you substances, the common misconceptions about substances, and other relevant topics.

This short seminar will be a continuation of the previous MCC session on the use of marijuana. Shaykh Rami co-hosts this workshop with Dr. Amer Syed Raheemullah, an addiction specialist and clinical instructor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford.

This seminar will also be a time to learn about a new training program at the MCC for you to learn how to become Peer Advocates. Future Peer Advocate trainings will include mental health, conflict resolution, family relationships, and other necessary basic skills to help in a support a peer in distress.

10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Saturday, July 13 | Conference Room | No registration necessary | Youth only workshop; no parents

Questions? youth-admin@mcceastbay.org

  • 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Light breakfast
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Substance Use & Addiction Workshop
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Pizza & Zuhr Prayer
  • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Substance Use & Addiction (cont’d)