Drugs & Our Community Interactive 2-Day Conference
DRUGS & OUR COMMUNITY 2-DAY INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE - Working Togetherto Develop Solutions to combat the Negative Impacts of drugs in our communities, in 4 Critical Areas:
Abuse & Addiction and the Effects on Youth, Families & Schools
Mental Health Issues (e.g. Homelessness, PTSD, Depression, Suicide & Violence
Sex Trafficking & the Relationship with Drugs
Crime, Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, and challenges for Law Enforcement
Please join us for this dynamic interactive conference - an outstanding opportunity to meet noted experts, plus connect with other educators, parents, social service providers & counselors, and other concerned citizens.
LIST OF SPEAKERS Oct. 17: 1:00-5:00 pm there will be 4 Powerful Keynote Speakers and Q & A:
*Christy Brown, Ph.D. (Youth and Parents)
*Dr. Matthew Willis (Mental Health)
*Linda Witong, D.A. (retired) after 32 years (Sex Trafficking)
*Dr. Jeffrey J. DeVido (Mental Health) Oct. 18: 11:00-4:30 pm there will be 10 Noted Presenters/Action Groups for Connecting and Helping one another to take effective actions in our own communities.
*Frank Riebli, Assistant US Attorney (Law Enforcement)
*Scott Chipman: Community and Parents focusing on Marijuana Epidemic
* Sue Webber Brown (Law Enforcement)
* Debbie Berndt: Parent Movement Revived (Youth & Families)
* Mark Dale, RX Marin-Opioids (Mental Health)
* Lori Frugoli, Marin County District Attorney
* Lynn Fox, Ph.D: (Youth, Families and Schools - Marijuana)
* Dr. Phil Drum, PharmD: Driving Under the Influence and Fatalities
* Laurel Botsford: Sex Trafficking
* Lucia Ray-Guillen: Sex Trafficking
* Meghan Kehoe: Sex Trafficking
* Larry Sartori: Leader of the Petaluma Elks Lodge (Elks Drug Awareness Programs – Youth & Families)
This is a 2-Day interactive conference - Dates and times are: Thurs. October 17th:
12:30 Registration and Exhibits
1:30 - 5:30 pm Keynote Speakers (includes break & Exhibits)
5:30 - 7:30 Reception and Networking Fri. October 18th:
8:00-9:00 am - Welcome, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
9:00-11:55 am- Keynote Speakers & First Break Out Discussion Session
12:00-12:55 pm - Lunch is served
1:00 - 5:30pm - Small Group presentations, films & discussions focused on Solutions, Sharing & Making Connections. Featured Speakers: Sue Webber, PhD; Lori Frugoli, Marin County DA, Lynn Fox, Ph.D., Mark Dale, Debbie Berndt, Laurel Botsford, Phil Drum, Pharm D, Lucia Ray-Guillen & Others
$25.00 for both days (pay on the Elks Event Page electronically - https://www.elks1108.org/event/drug-awareness-conference or email: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel. 415-454-8835 for other payment options.
*** "Scholarships" are available for those who want to attend but do not have the funds. Please inquire.
We are still seeking qualified exhibitors. Please also inquire.