Monday, February 18, 2019 at 8:30 AM EST
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM EST

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TPepin's Hospitality Centre 
4121 N 50th St
Tampa, FL 33610

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Sheraton Tampa Brandon Hotel
10221 Princess Palm Ave. Tampa, FL 33610
Room Block for Summit Attedees $149 a night if booked before Jan. 16, 2019. 

Click here to make hotel reservations or call 813-246-7120 and mention the Prevention Summit to get the discounted rate. 

Additional Hotels nearby

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tampa Fairgrounds/Casino 
  • Hilton Garden Inn Tampa East/Brandon
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa East - Ybor City
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Tampa Sabal Park/Brandon


Amy Ronshausen 
Drug Free America Foundation 


Summit registrations can be refunded minus processing fees. No refunds after Feb. 1, 2019. Registartions can only be transferred by notifying the event contact before Feb. 11, 2019.

7th Annual Southeastern U.S. Regional Drug Prevention Summit 

Join us in sunny Tampa, Florida for three days of drug education and prevention training provided by national experts and local leaders. Network with professionals from across the southeastern region of the United States dealing with the impacts of substance abuse.

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16 CEUs for prevention certification, substance abuse, mental health & marriage counseling will be provided over the course of the three day summit. Certificates will be handed out at the end of each day. Continental breakfast and lunch each day is included in registration fee. 

We are excited to annouce Dr. Robert L. DuPont, Founding President, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. as our keynote presenter. For 50 years, Robert L. DuPont, MD has been a leader in drug abuse prevention and treatment. Among his many contributions to the field is his leadership as the first Director of the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse (1973-1978) and as the second White House Drug Chief (1973-1977). Dr. DuPont has written for publication over 400 professional articles and 15 books and monographs on a variety of health-related subjects. In 2018 he authored his most recent book, Chemical Slavery: Understanding Addiction and Stopping the Drug Epidemic.

After day two of the summit, on February 19th, we will be hosting a movie night at the ACTS Auditorium located at 4612 N 56th Street Tampa, FL 33610. This is a two minute drive from TPepin, the summit venue. The hour long screening of Chronic State will begin at 5:45pm and we will be serving pizza and movie snacks. Please advise the summit registration desk if you will be attending. There will be 1 CEU offered for the event. 
Chronic State is a new and powerful documentary on the consequences of drug legalization. It was produced by the DrugFree Idaho coalition in Boise, Idaho in partnership with the amazing documentary film team of Ronn Seidenglanz and Tanya Pavlis (Sidewayz.com). Click here to view the movie trailer. 

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