Speakers Bureau

The Dallas Area Drug Prevention Partnership Speakers Bureau was created to respond to presentation requests from schools, colleges, companies, non-profits, professional organizations and more. Our membership represents a wide range of knowledge and information that we can share with you in different presentation formats to suit your needs. There are no fees associated with any of our speakers.

 

Our speakers represent a variety of organizations, including AIDS Arms, The Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse, CONTACT Crisis Line, Dallas County Juvenile Probation Department, Dallas Police Department, Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Prevention Resources Inc., Baylor Scott & White Project RED, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Mosaic Family Services, Nexus Recovery Center, Texoma High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, and others.

Please review our list of presentation topics that are available below. If you would like to request a presentation to be scheduled, contact Mikesha Barnett at 214.522.8600 ext. 228. Please plan ahead to provide at least 3 weeks’ notice before you would like your presentation scheduled. Also, please note that during busy seasons (such as October, due to Red Ribbon Week), our availability will be limited. Presentation requests are accommodated on a first come, first served basis.

Presentations for Elementary Age Youth (4-11 years of age):

  • Bullying/Bullycide
  • Gateway Drugs
  • General Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Education
  • Heroes, Drugs, and Choices- Healthy Decision Making
  • Peers Making Peace- Peer Mediation
  • Red Ribbon 101
  • Tobacco Education

Presentation Topics for Middle School & High School Age Youth (12-18 years of age):

  • Bullying/Bullycide
  • Gateway Drugs
  • General Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Education
  • Heroes, Drugs, and Choices- Healthy Decision Making
  • Myths of Marijuana
  • Peers Making Peace- Peer Mediation
  • Reality Education for Drivers
  • Red Ribbon 101
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Tobacco Education
  • What Makes us MADD

Presentation Topics for Adults:

  • Addiction 101
  • Coping Skills
  • Current Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Trends for Parents
  • Drug Endangered Children 101
  • Family Dynamics
  • Hide and Seek (drug identification and paraphernalia)
  • Myths of Marijuana
  • Parent to Parent: Reality Education for Drivers
  • Parenting 101 for Parents of Substance Abusing Teens
  • Parents: How to Communicate with Your Child
  • Power of Parents
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Substance Abuse: Current Perspectives, Trends & Treatments for Adolescents
  • Suicide Prevention
  • The Truth about Drugs (presentation is tailored to specific drug of your choice)
  • Who’s In Your Bed? HIV 101 and STD education

Professional Trainings:

  • Current Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Trends
  • Drug Addiction
  • Drug Endangered Children 101
  • Indoor Marijuana Grows
  • Medical Marijuana Exposed
  • Money Laundering
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Myths of Marijuana
  • Narcotics Investigation
  • Overdose Investigations
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Reducing Impaired Driving/Underage Drinking
  • Substance Abuse: Current Perspectives, Trends & Treatments for Adolescents
  • Threat of Drugs on Society

Learn how you can help

Join us in the fight against drug use among young people in Dallas!

Contact Coalition Coordinator Elizabeth Kaiser to learn how.