Thank you for making the 2008 NAPAFASA Conference a success!
"Asian American and Pacific Islander National Substance Abuse Prevention Summit: AAPI
Communities Taking Action for Prevention & Treatment"
June 5 - 6, 2008
Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel
Note: The PowerPoint Presentations PDF file is 6.96 MB in size.
NAPAFASA Western Regional Conference in Los Angeles, CA
May 5-6, 2005
"Asian American and Pacific Islander Substance Abuse Research: Making It work for Our Communities"
NAPAFASA held the second in a series of regional conferences focused on identifying the most pertinent Asian American and
Pacific Islander (AAPI) related substance abuse research. Speakers such as Dr. Lula Beatty from the National Institute on
Drug Abuse; Mr. Tad Davis, Deputy Director for Demand Reduction from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy;
and Dr. Beverlie Fallik from the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention presented current programs from the federal level.
AAPI substance abuse researchers, service providers, and community members engaged in dialogue and information exchange about
successes, challenges, and research needs.
Click here for the summary program.
Click here for the list of presenters and biographical sketches.
This conference was generously underwritten by National Institute on Drug Abuse, The California Endowment, Center for
Substance Abuse Treatment, and East West Bank.
NAPAFASA 2004 CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
"Substance Abuse: Making Research Work for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community"
The NAPAFASA Conference took place on June 28-29 in Washington, D.C. with exciting speeches given by Dr. Andrea Barthwell,
Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, White House ONDCP; Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, NIDA; and Dr. Westley Clark, CSAT. The
conference presented the most current Asian American and Pacific Island substance abuse research pertinent to improving
prevention and treatment services to our populations.
Youth from Washington, D.C., San Diego, CA, and Columbus, OH, spoke on their observations of youth substance abuse. The
conference also allowed for conference attendees to break out into regional groups to discuss issues pertinent to their area
and types of research projects that are needed in each region. Dr. Ford Kuramoto, NAPAFASA's National Director Emeritus, also
presented the concept of the AAPI Substance Abuse Institute.
The Conference was generously underwritten by NIDA and Washington D.C.
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