The Normalization and Glamorization of Drugs through Social Media

This presentation will educate attendees on the many facets of drug use and abuse through the many social media avenues. Deputy Gomez will break down the ways that social media “normalizes” drug use and abuse. 

Attendees will be able to: 

  1. Identify drug use in social media 
  2. Demonstrate drug normalization in social media
  3. Recognize key terms and lingo, referencing drug use / glamorization
  4. Identify images / pictures associated with drug use
  5. Recognize the drug associations in social media and how to resolve them