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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Hennepin Technical College | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This spring will be the 4th annual professional conference about how to best navigate teen substance use and work towards solutions. This year's focus is Family Dynamics and Recovery. You'll hear from Keynote speaker Denise Mariano and a variety of panelists as we talk about prevention, trends and terminology, family intervention, and how young people can be successful in recovery. This annual conference is hosted by Know the Truth Prevention Program and Our Young Addicts.

7 CEUs offered for Social Work, Teachers, Nurses, LADC, LMFT, LPC, LPC 

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Why You Should Attend

The statistics are alarming.  According to a survey conducted by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) 90% of Americans who meet medical criteria for addiction started, smoking, drinking or using drugs before age 18. This conference is about leveraging and learning through partnerships,  moving the conversation from statistics to solutions. 

WHO ATTENDS

  • Social workers

  • Mental health therapists

  • Educators

  • Medical professionals

  • LADCs

  • Law enforcement

  • Legal professionals

  • Community leaders

You WILL LEAVE

  • Feeling empowered and equipped with new information relevant to your profession

  • Inspired to make a difference in the life of a young person

  • Having made new connections with people in your field and other supporting fields

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • 4 Expert Panels, with Q&A portion

  • Keynote Speaker

  • Multiple Networking Opportunities

  • Catered Lunch

  • Updated information on drug trends

  • Latest solutions in dealing with young
    people struggling with substance use


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Panel Topics

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Presented by

Know the Truth

Know the Truth (KTT) is a substance use prevention program that was established in 2006. Over the past 12 years we have led over 12,200 presentations and have connected with over 400,000 students in 160+ high schools and middle schools. We share stories of our personal struggles with addiction and present students with information about the dangers of alcohol and drug use. Through interactive learning methods we reinforce school curriculum and increase student awareness of the physical, emotional, and intellectual dangers of drugs and alcohol. Learn More >

 

160+

mINNESOTA SCHOOLS

Our presenters lead in class or
school-wide presentations about the consequences of drug use.

12,000+

Presentations

Lead in a variety of formats, based on the needs of the school, including large group discussion or small group breakouts.

400,000

STUDENTS

At the end of every presentation students give feedback regarding the impact the presentation had on their future decisions.

 

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PRESENTED BY

Our Young Addicts

Our Young Addicts (OYA) is an online community of concerned parents and professionals. With a following of thousands, Our Young Addicts shares experiences, offers resources and provides hope via 100-plus blog posts annually, a growing resource repository, national tweet chats and more. Learn More >

100+

ANNUAL BLOG POSTS

Through our blog posts and guest posts, we connect our audience with stories and resources.

WEEKLY

NATIONAL TWITTER CHATS

These chats welcome people of all ages in recovery, addiction professionals, parents, friends and family members, teachers, counselors, clergy, coaches and anyone interested in addiction, treatment and recovery.

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Partner
With Us

This conference is all about bringing every part of the community together in order to work towards solutions together. We cannot do it alone, and would love to have your involvement in making this year's conference the best yet. There are a variety of ways you or your organization can be involved in the From Statistics to Solutions Conference.

 

SPONSOR

For maximum recognition at the event, learn more about partnering with us and becoming an event sponsor.

EXHIBITOR

Exhibiting at the conference can help your organization gain great exposure and network with conference attendees.

PANEL/KEYNOTE SPEAKER

If you are interested in participating in the conference as a speaker or panel member, we would love to hear from you!

Thank you to our Sponsors

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who attends from statistics to solutions?

Attendees come from a range of backgrounds and professions including treatment and recovery services, mental health services, healthcare, law enforcement, government, education and more.

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

To sign up for the conference, click here. You can either sign up with the lunch only option, or sign up for various available CEU options. We offer 7 CEUs for Social Work, Teachers, Nurses, LADC, LMFT, LPC, LPC 

HOW DO I BECOME A SPONSOR OR EXHIBITOR?

We cannot put this event on without our partners. If you would like to sponsor or set up an exhibitor booth, click here to learn more about each opportunity.