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Understanding Legal Marijuana, Strategies from Ground Zero
April 29, 2016Featuring Colorado attorney and former prosecutor Chris Halsor
National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit 2016
March 28, 2016"This is a truly non-partisan issue, as it takes all of us working together to curb the deadly tide of drug abuse in America and inspire real change, from the Commander-in-Chief to local police chiefs and treatment professionals, and...
Mapping Marijuana Leadership Forum 2016
January 7, 2016Mapping Marijuana is a Community Planning Compass for Youth Health & Safety. It is a guide for Policymakers and looks at how our communities might change in regards to these sectors: Neighborhoods, Businesses, Schools, Public Safety,...
Pillar of Prevention Award 2015: Danny Trejo, Actor/Producer
September 21, 2015“Everything good that has happened to me has happened as a direct result of helping someone else.” - Danny Trejo Mark Varela, Director/Chief Probation Officer, Ventura County Probation Agency; Patrick Zarate, Division Manager, VCBH,...
WEEDUI Ventura County Drugged Driving Summit
September 17, 2015The WEEDUI Summit is a "Call to Action" for Ventura County to reduce DUIs by providing information needed to change attitudes, behaviors, and social norms around driving under the influence of drugs. The Summit featured state and local...
Safe Opioid Prescribing Media Event
January 29, 2015Dr. Julia Feig, Dr. Celia Woods, Dr. Neil Canby, Dr. Carlo Reyes, Dr. Anthony H. Ho, Dr. Thomas Duncan, Dr. Marty Ehrlich Los Robles Hospital, Thousand Oaks, CA Hospitals Unite on New Pain Meds Policy - Collaboration to Counter Drug Abuse,...
Recovery Month Conference 2014: Choosing Recovery Every Day
September 10, 2014For many decades addiction was studied measuring treatment failures, recidivism, and overdoses after treatment. Current research indicates that 4.1 million people annually achieve recovery, and roughly half from 12-step and community-based...