Arizona Drug Summit

Uniting for Solutions

 

Two Day Event!
September 24 - 25, 2018
Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ


Keynote Speaker: Bertha Madras, Ph.D.
Dr. Madras is a professor of Psychobiology at Harvard Medical School, based at McLean Hospital and cross-appointed at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research focuses on neurobiology, imaging, and medications development for neuropsychiatric disorders. In public policy, she was Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, a presidential appointment confirmed unanimously by the US Senate.

Dr. Madras recently served as a panelist at the Vatican Pontifical Academy of Sciences and in 2017, and was appointed as one of six members of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.

Also, hear experts from law enforcement, treatment, prevention, medical, and business discuss the current trends in substance abuse. Learn strategies on how we can unite to develop community-based solutions.


  • $50 registration fee includes 2-day event.
  • Registration is now open. Register here today!
  • AZPOST Training Credit available for sworn personnel.
  • Continuing Education Credit (CLE) for attorneys may be available.
  • Scholarships available. Apply today!

View a list of hotels in the vicinity here.

 

This summit was made possible by funding and support from the following sponsors:

 

 

 From Inmate to Citizen

Understanding the excitement, fear, and challenges when transitioning from prison into the community

Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated? Incarceration affects the incarcerated individual and their loved ones after release.

Learn about:

  • Difficulties people experience transitioning from prison into the community
  • The different thinking and processing skills between someone who is incarcerated and someone who is not
  • Identify differences in prison culture and daily life
  • Increase awareness about generational trauma
  • Keys to successful reintegration
  • How to communicate with returning individuals
  • How we, as a community, can help individuals return home successfully

Limited seating. No registration required to attend.
Questions? Contact info@YavapaiReentryProject.org or (928) 708-0100

Prescott Valley

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 ~ 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Prescott Valley Public Library ~ Crystal Room
7401 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley

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Cottonwood

Thursday, November 15, 2018 ~ 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Public Safety Building ~ Multi-Purpose Room
199 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood

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 Parenting Education Classes

Parenting is hard work.  We're here to help.MATFORCE partners with multiple organizations to offer FREE parenting education classes across the county.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way 

A 6-week class on how to reduce the stress of parenting and raise respectful, responsible children.

Guiding Good Choices 

Find answers on how to improve the bond with your child, increase child involvement in the family, and reduce the risk of teenage drug use and other stressful behaviors in this 5-week class.

Click here to view a calendar of FREE parenting classes and workshops.

 Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel

 

See calendar for dates and locations.
 

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Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

During normal business hours...
Greater Prescott Area:
  • Chino Valley Police Dept.
  • Prescott Police Dept.
  • Prescott Valley Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
  • Yavapai College Police Department
Verde Valley Area
  • Camp Verde Marshal's Office
  • Clarkdale Police Dept.
  • Cottonwood Police Dept.
  • Jerome Police Dept.
  • Sedona Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
Flyer with address and phone info


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