Training & Events

Trainings and events sponsored by ADAPAO and our partners

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Events - 2020

30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 16th Prevention Day

February 3, 2020
When: February 3-6, 2020 Location: Gaylord National; National Harbor, MD About: Annual conference for community coalitions, prevention professionals, and others invested in community-based and environmental approaches to preventing substance use and other read more …

Drug Prevention Summit

February 17, 2020
When: February 17-18, 2020 Location: Tampa, FL About: National experts will discuss the impacts of drug abuse, research, current policies, emerging trends, and prevention strategies that strengthen communities. To register or learn more about the read more …

Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

February 20, 2020
When: February 20-21, 2019 Location: Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center; 100 Green Meadows Drive South; Lewis Center, OH 43035 About: The 17th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference has been scheduled for Feb. 20-21, 2020, at the Nationwide Hotel read more …

Meeting of the Minds Conference

April 2, 2020
When: April 2-4, 2020 Location: Kansas City, Missouri About: Meeting of the Minds is a regional prevention and health education conference for college and university peer educators, their advisors, administrators, and campus and community law read more …

We Are the Majority Rally

May 5, 2020
When: May 5, 2020 Location: Ohio Statehouse (and surrounding area); Columbus About: Every day, teens are bombarded with messages telling them what to do, how to look, and who to be with. These messages are found wherever kids turn—on television shows, read more …

ADAPAO Conference 2020

May 7, 2020
When: May 7, 2020; 9:00am - 4:00pm About: Join Ohio’s prevention community for a day of education and critical thinking about prevention! The one-day ADAPAO Conference takes place Thursday, May 7, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in Columbus. The conference read more …

Midwest Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Summit

May 14, 2020
When: May 14-15, 2020 Location: Columbus, OH About: This two- day summit will focus on providers of suicide prevention across the midwest, from coalitions and organizations dedicated to preventing suicide and promoting mental health wellness, prevention read more …

Trauma-Informed Care Summit

May 19, 2020
When: May 18-20, 2020 (Pre-conference on May 18; Conference on May 19-20) Location: Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus - University Area About: For the first time, the Summit will include a day-long pre-conference on May 18 featuring eight learning read more …

Ohio Teen Institute

June 7, 2020
When: June 7-11, 2019 Location: Heidelberg University; Tiffin, Ohio About: Ohio Teen Institute (OTI) is a week long drug free leadership conference for high school students. Through the program, students develop the skills to become a positive read more …

Ohio Prevention Conference

June 29, 2020
When: June 29 - July 1, 2020 Location: Ohio Union; The Ohio State University About:  The conference will bring together prevention practitioners to learn about the latest in prevention science, increase competency in the selection and read more …

National Conference on Gambling Addiction and & Responsible Gambling

July 22, 2020
When: July 22-25, 2020 Location: Washington, D.C. About: Explore exceptional content from more than 100 regional, national & international experts in gambling addiction and responsible gambling. Enjoy extensive networking and social opportunities. read more …

HECAOD National Meeting

August 2, 2020

When: August 2-6, 2020

Location: Ohio Union; The Ohio State University; Columbus, OH

About: More details to come.

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