On Thursday, Jan. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., Martha’s Vineyard Community Services will host a talk at the regional high school entitled Conversations that Matter – A Dialogue on Teen Substance Abuse.

Thulani DeMarsay will lead the discussion. Ms. DeMarsay is a recovery coach and peer mentor offering a holistic treatment program for those struggling with drug and alcohol dependency and other addictions. She holds a masters of management degree in leadership and organizational dynamics, and a BA in psychology from Cambridge College in Massachusetts.

For more information, visit mvcommunityservices.com.