April 25, 2022

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

Alabama Substance Abuse Youth Summit Reaches Capacity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  CONTACT:  Dean R. Argo

                                                                                               (334) 213-6330

 

More than 350 Alabamians who work and fight to protect children from alcohol and drug abuse will meet in Montgomery on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 to share information and forge new strategies. The second Alabama Substance Abuse Youth Summit will be held at the Church of the Highlands – Montgomery Campus, 4255 Taylor Road, Montgomery, AL 36116. The conference begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.

Representatives of government agencies, educators, prosecutors, law enforcement, children’s advocacy groups, juvenile court officials, medical professionals, social workers, counselors and many other service providers will hear from experts, discuss trends and share ideas for long-term solutions to the problems of underage drinking and substance abuse.

Speakers include Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey; Autauga County District Court Judge Joy Booth; Dr. Timothy Naimi, a physician and alcohol epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center; Dr. Jim Harrow, Medical Director of the Baptist Center for Addiction Recovery; Cassandra Tourre, National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association; Christine Carr, CRNA at University of Alabama Birmingham Medical Center; and Mike Reese, Alabama ABC Board.



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