The theme for the 30th Annual NPN Conference is “Rooted in Tradition, Strengthened by Science, Evolving the Field of Prevention.” California prevention professionals are encouraged to take advantage of the conference’s in-state location this year. The purpose of the long-standing NPN Conference is to highlight the latest research in the substance use prevention field. The conference annually hosts 700-1,000 attendees to share research, best practices, and promising evaluation results for the purpose of integrating research into prevention practice.
- Frances M. Harding, Director, SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
- Sam Quinones, journalist and author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
- Richard F. Catalano, PhD, past President of the Society for Prevention Research and Co-Founder of the Social Development Research Group