• Drugs & Our Community 2-Day Interactive Conference - Sponsored by San Rafael Elks 1108

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    Name: Drugs & Our Community 2-Day Interactive Conference - Sponsored by San Rafael Elks 1108
    Date: October 17, 2019 - October 18, 2019
    Drugs & Our Community Interactive 2-Day Conference
    Event Description:

    DRUGS & OUR COMMUNITY 2-DAY INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE - Working Together to 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. 


    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)

    Event Media:
    San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108 (former Boyd Mansion)
    1312 Mission Avenue
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    Date/Time Information:
    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

    Contact Information:
    Telephone: 415-454-8835
    $25.00  for both days (pay on the Elks Event Page electronically - https://www.elks1108.org/event/drug-awareness-conference  or email: contact@elks1108.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.
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