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C6D52D87FAB5EEC0872584320076A413 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COMMUNITY-BASED SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER PREVENTION

INTERIM COMMITTEE  OPIOID AND OTHER SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
Date Jul 9, 2019      
Location Old State Library



Community-based Substance Use Disorder Prevention - Committee Discussion Only


03:35:53 PM  
Senator Petterson reconvened the meeting.
03:38:38 PM  

Mae Thompson, Rise Above Colorado, spoke about the efforts of Rise Above Colorado to help youth gain skills and relationships to impact teens' perceptions and attitudes about the risks of substance abuse and to help youth make empowered, healthy choices.

03:42:02 PM  

Rain Green, Rise Above Colorado, discussed her participation with the group and helping other teens make good choices about substance use and misuse.

03:44:06 PM  
Vrishank Bikkumalla, Rise Above Colorado, discussed his work with this group, including developing a vaping website and let other teens know that not all teens are using drugs and alcohol.  Mr. Bikkumalla responded to questions.  Ms. Thompson responded to questions.