Regional Drug Trends Forum


Wednesday,  May 6th  10am - 4pm  (Lunch included)
Butler County Community College, Founders Hall 107 College Dr., Oak Hills, Butler, PA 16002
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The Regional Drug Trends Forum is hosted bi-annually by the non-profit CANDLE, Inc., to educate and exchange information among law enforcement and other professionals. The purpose is to better position PA counties to combat drug abuse trends and associated crime activity.



Direction for Prevention in PA

Garrison Gladfelter, Director Division of Prevention, Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Programs, PA Dept. of Health
Drug Courts

Karen Blackburn, Administrator PA Supreme Court Problem-Solving Courts Program

Gang Activity in PA

Elaine Surma, Senior Supervisory Narcotic Agent , PA Office of Attorney General
Adolescent Brain & Prescription Drug Abuse

Margaret Modro, UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
Prescription Drug Peril - A Father's Story

 Phil Bauer, father of Mark Bauer,  ACCESS Family Advocacy for Addiction Treatment 
Inhalants – The Hidden Drug Abuse- In Memory of Kyle

Jeff Williams, Cleveland Police Officer father of Kyle Williams  
The Reality Tour – Parent/Child Foundation of Prevention

Norma Norris, Reality Tour Developer

Registration checkin -9:15am - 9:45am                                 Coffee service


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