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The 6th Annual Mid-Hudson Substance Abuse Prevention Conference

Mid Hudson Prevention Resource Center (MHPRC)

Friday, May 3, 2019 from 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Keynote Speaker: Carlton Hall

 Carlton Hall is the President and CEO of Carlton Hall Consulting LLC. Carlton spent twelve years with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) serving in several leadership positions. He most recently served as Acting Vice President, Training Operations, and Acting Director for CADCA's National Coalition Institute. Carlton is one of the primary architects of CADCA's National Coalition Academy.  He received his Master's in Human Services from Lincoln University. He has also served as the Project Director for the Communities That Care® process in Philadelphia as well as the Crime and Public Safety manager for the Philadelphia Empowerment Zone.  With more than 25 years of experience in the fields of government relations, social services and prevention science,he is one of the most highly sought-after instructors and guides for community problem solving in every state and territory in the nation as well as internationally.

Topic:  Changing the Conversation: The Role of Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Communities in a Time of National Crisis

 According to the CDC, more than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, including illicit drugs and prescription opioids--nearly double in a decade. Yet almost exclusively, the entire national conversation has been about increasing access to Medication Assisted Treatment and Naloxone. These are necessary, albeit, insufficient to truly address the crisis. What is the role of prevention and coalitions in this crisis? Why is it so difficult to engage the broader stakeholder of our communities with the urgency this crisis calls for? How can prevention and coalition leaders more effectively engage their communities in solving this challenge.

 The purpose of this presentation is to assist coalition leaders, social workers, counselors, prevention and addiction professionals, and other clinical personnel in identifying and providing effective prevention solutions for addiction. During this presentation attendees will be introduced to many proven strategies to prevent opioid misuse. Prevention strategies are critical to working upstream to address the issue of prescription drug misuse. States, communities, and families can intervene to reduce inappropriate access to prescription drugs, thus significantly reducing the impact of the opioid crisis.

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Crowne Plaza Hotel, Suffern
3 Executive Blvd
Suffern, NY 10901

Friday, May 3, 2019 from 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Mid Hudson Prevention Resource Center (MHPRC)

The Mid-Hudson Prevention Resource Center (MHPRC) was established in 2009 as an OASAS initiative to be an intermediary supplier of training and technical assistance to community coalitions across New York State.


Located at the Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County, the MHPRC serves Sullivan, Ulster, Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland and Orange Counties.

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