North Carolina Substance Abuse Prevention Conference

May 2-3, 2017

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May 2

Opening Plenary 10am-Noon

Presentation of Colors, Nicole L. Smashum-Lynch,  NC National Guard Intel Analyst

Division Opening Remarks, Flo Stein, Deputy Director, NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

What is Big Marijuana and Where Are We Going with Pot Policy in the US?, Kevin Sabet, President, SAM


Luncheon Noon-1:30pm

Confronting the Opioid Epidemic in North Carolina, Josh Stein, NC Attorney General


Breakout Sessions 1:45pm-3:00pm

Statewide Collaboration Increases the Impact of Prevention, Nancy Hans, Community Coalitions of Virginia (CCoVA) Chair and Executive Director of Prevention Council of Roanoke and Regina Whitsett, Community Coalitions of Virginia (CCoVA) former Vice Chair and Executive Director of Substance Abuse Free Environment, Inc. (SAFE)

An Overview of Drug Impairment for Educational Professionals (DITEP), Luke Marcum, BA Criminal Justice, DRE/SFST Instructor, Crash Reconstructionist


Nashville HOPE Initiative,
Thomas Bashore, Chief of Police, Town of Nashville and Henry “Hank” Raper, Town Manager, Town of Nashville

 

 

Breakout Sessions 3:15pm-4:30pm

Alianza Latino Drug Free Coalition, Karen de la O Medina, BSPH, DFC Grant Coordinator, Center for Prevention Services, Jessica Montana, MPH, CHES; Alba Sanchez, CSAPC, Stakeholder Engagement & Diversity Services Coordinator, Alcohol Drug Education Traffic School (ADETS) State Instructor

Rx Media Campaign: Through the Local Looking Glass, Erin J. Day, BA, BS, Director of the Wilson County Substance Abuse Coalition

I Have a Choice, Luke Marcum, BA Criminal Justice, DRE/SFST Instructor, Crash Reconstructionist

 

May 3

Opening Plenary 9am-Noon

Is Childhood Adversity the Real Gateway Drug?, Abby Wilson, MHA, Children’s Trust of South Carolina

Charm School for the Community Advocate, Diane Riibe, BBL, Chairperson, U.S. Alcohol Policy Alliance


Luncheon Noon-1:30pm

The Highs of Success:  Adventure Education and Life Transformation , Stephen Ashton, Vice President, WRTCA; Education Director, Cameron Boys Camp

The New IQ, Milton Creagh


Breakout Sessions 1:45pm-3:00pm

Why Can’t We Sell Alcohol Like Tires and Mayonnaise?, Pamela S. Erickson, President/CEO Public Action Management, Former Director, Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Advocacy Panel, Moderator: Diane Riibe, BBL, Chairperson, U.S. Alcohol Policy Alliance Panel Members: Randolph Cloud, President, Randolph Cloud and Associates; Mark Ezzell, BA,  Executive Director, Addiction Professionals of North Carolina ; Deeanna Hale-Holland, MA, CSAPC

Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work, Abby Wilson, MHA, Positive Parenting Program Coordinator, Children’s Trust of South Carolina and Birley Wright, M.Ed.

 

Breakout Sessions 3:15pm-4:30pm

The New IQ, Milton Creagh

How Alcohol Regulation Works to Foster Public Health and Safety, Pamela S. Erickson, President/CEO Public Action Management, Former Director, Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Everything You Need to Know About Recovery High Schools, Kristen Harper, M.Ed., Recovery Communities of North Carolina

 

 

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