Community-Based Drug Prevention

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CANDLE, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization devoted to preventing substance abuse.  CANDLE, Inc. created the substance abuse prevention program called, The Reality Tour.  This program has won numerous awards and has received great acclaim by professionals in the field.  In 2011 it was added to the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) listing of programs. CANDLE, Inc. and The Reality Tour have a rich and interesting history.  The Reality Tour is growing in popularity with many locations in various states. To learn more about starting a program see A Program Model.  You can also read about the Reality Tour in the news or our press releases.

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Reality Tour is replicated in several states and in Canada. Venues vary per Tour, click below to find the location nearest you.

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Reality Tour

Reality Tour is a community-based drug prevention system designed as a single event to engage parents and network community resources.

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Help With A Problem:

Help With A Problem: "So scary it shouldn't exist."

cropped-parent-child.jpgToday’s adolescent hasn’t known a time when drugs were not a threat to the well-being of youth.  After attending the nonprofit CANDLE, Inc.’s Reality Tour Drug Prevention Program, a 12 year-old wrote a thank you to the volunteers for  “Helping us...

Local Business & Area Schools Embrace Family Drug Prevention

Local Business & Area Schools Embrace Family Drug Prevention

Westmoreland Co. -  For the past 8 years the Hempfield School District has placed an emphasis on educating families about drug prevention through partnership with the nonprofit CANDLE, Inc.’s Reality Tour.  At 6th grade orientation this Thursday, the district’s three middle school schools will make an appeal to parents to take...