2017 Annual Awareness Event: Conversations Change Lives
TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 – DENVER ART MUSEUM
The annual awareness event featured a keynote presentation from former Denver Bronco, Tyrone Braxton, LCSW.
Thank you to our Sponsors!
MINES and Associates
Lee Ann Aden & Mark Tokheim
Elizabeth M. Pace
Ed & Colleen Casper
CeDAR—Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation Centennial Peaks Hospital
Colorado Chapter of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association
Colorado Dental Association Foundation
Colorado Nurses Foundation
Sara & Howard Jarrett
National Jewish Health
Signal Behavioral Health Network
USW 920 Local—Colorado Professional Employees Staff Chain Pharmacists
Dr. Jeffrey & Deborah Astroth
Dr. Kerry Broderick
Dan & Rachel Burrows
Capitol Success Group
Cherry Creek Benefits
Colorado Nurses Association
Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
Creative Treatment Options
Crossroads’ Turning Point, Inc.
Davis, Graham & Stubbs, LLP
Health Management Associates
Jane & Annie Klein
Lynn & Cynthia Koenck
MileHi Integrations, LLC
Dr. Shelly Sandel & Dr. Bill Henry
Jill Taylor & Robert Cartmell
Prior Year Annual Event Information
Annual Awareness Event – 2016
Our 2016 Annual Awareness Event took place on June 22nd. Thanks to all our sponsors and supporters for making it a great night! The keynote address was presented by Dr. Thomas McLellan, former Deputy Director of the ONDCP and co-founder of the Treatment Research Institute. Dr. McLellan focused on the prevention substance use and mental health disorders with a focus on community implementation. To view his presentation from the evening, click here.
Annual Awareness Event – April 2015
Our 2015 Annual Awareness Event took place on April 29, 2015 at the Denver Art Museum. The event featured keynote speaker Dr. Thomas McLellan, former Deputy Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and co-founder of the Treatment Research Institute, an independent, nonprofit research and development organization dedicated to science-driven reform of treatment and policy in substance use. His keynote address focused on the value of the continuum of care for substance use disorders in helping medicine and healthcare achieve more effective and efficient results in treating this illness. To view Dr. McLellan’s keynote presentation, please click here.
Peer Assistance Services’ 30th Anniversary Celebration – May 2014
The event featured David Sheff, author of the New York Times best-selling books “Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy” and the memoir Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction”.
We also premiered our new video. Please click this link to watch: Peer Assistance Services, Inc. Video
Annual Awareness event – May 2013
The 2013 Annual Awareness event featured a keynote address by Vincent Felitti, M.D., a noted researcher and co-principal investigator of the internationally recognized Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study. The ACE Study, a long-term, in-depth, retrospective and prospective analysis of over 17,000 adults showed a strong link to major causes of adult mortality in the U.S. including substance use, abuse, dependence and related diseases. Information about the ACE study can be accessed at: The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease and ACES Too High.