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Portage Substance Abuse Conference

Thank you for attending our annual conference!

Joe Diorio, Jim Ryan, John Garrity, Joel Mowrey

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Kelly Hart
Kelly Hart

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Conference Committee
Conference Committee

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Joe Diorio, Jim Ryan, John Garrity, Joel Mowrey

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Thank you to the
Conference Sponsors
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Coleman Professional
Family & Community Services
Free Agents 4 Recovery
Townhall II

Families Anonymous
Kent Lions
Pinnacle Treatment Center
Sequoia Wellness

Conference Speaker, Presentations, & Info

Darryl Brake, Executive Director of the Summit County Community Partnership spoke on the possible impact of Ohio's Medical Marijuana legislation. 

Handouts and information from his presentation:
Video of presentation
Impact of Medical Marijuana in Ohio-Slides

Jim Ryan, Executive Director of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio discussed prevention techniques that are effective and ineffective.


Handouts and information from his presentation:

Video of presentation

21st Century Prevention-Slides

Judge Becky Doherty is the presiding judge over the Portage County HOPE Court.  

Video and handouts from her presentation:

Video of Judge Becky Doherty
Handout on Portage County Drug Court

Recovery Speakers: 

Kelly Hart
Tracy Leosewski

Carly Frey

Portage County Update Panel with panelists: Dr. Joel Mowrey, Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County; Renee Klaric, UH Portage Medical Center; Bill Russell, Coleman Professional Services; Rob Young, Townhall II; Bridget Stuntz, Townhall II; NiCole Thomas, Children's Advantage; KelliJo Jeffries, Portage County Job & Family Services; Officer Larry Limbert, Portage County Sheriff’s Office.

Video of Panel Discussion

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