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ADAPAO is Your Voice for Prevention!

We are Ohioans united to champion prevention in our state through education, dialogue and advocacy.

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If you are a prevention professional or advocate, you should be a member of ADAPAO! Join today!

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ADAPAO Conference 2019 - Register Today!

OhioMHAS Director Lori Criss is a featured keynote at the ADAPAO Conference, taking place Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at The Boat House at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring Street in Columbus.

The ADAPAO Conference is a day of education and critical thinking about prevention with prevention professionals and advocates from all over Ohio. The one-day event will feature content on a swath of key prevention topics, from school-based prevention to prevention policy priorities, from critical examination of the implications of medical marijuana to taking a stand for prevention in non-prevention spaces.

For more information and registration information, go to the ADAPAO Events page.