CATALYST Medical Director, Sarah Bagley, MD, Talks Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Use

Dr. Sarah Bagley, Medical Director of BMC’s Center for Addiction Treatment for Adolescents/Young Adults who Use Substances (CATALYST), has recently been featured in a TAG Talk from the Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health.

[Image from Office of Adolescent Health Bulletin, November 9th, 2018 .]

In the video, Dr. Bagley discusses why adolescents choose to use drugs and alcohol, how it can be detrimental to their health, and what health professionals and parents can due to prevent adolescent use. The Office of Adolescent Health has also provided useful tools for providers and families to start discussions around adolescent substance use.

You can view the video and access the tools at the Office of Adolescent Health’s website here. The video can also be watched on our Provider Resources page, under the “Special Populations” category.