Community-Based Drug Prevention

Assuming Too Much in Drug Epidemic

Assuming Too Much in Drug Epidemic

We assume that youth are confident they will remain drug-free after making a promise to do so… Whether the promise was personal or made in a public setting via an activity, youth in middle school are ready to make...

Helping Communities Take Care Of Their Own

Helping Communities Take Care Of Their Own

A Taste of Pittsburgh Magazine Online Source. In 2000 when heroin made headlines in Butler, PA there weren’t any prevention programs to help parents. Since 2003 a grassroots parent/child interactive program called Reality Tour has filled that gap. You...

PA Needs Prevention for All Families

PA Needs Prevention for All Families

Recent points were  raised with PA’s DDAP on the lack of prevention for families in the general public.  CANDLE is suggesting the state must broaden their scope. Presently only 12 PA communities receive the state’s  preferred family prevention 7 week program. ...

Family Fun Day at Fun Fore All!

Family Fun Day at Fun Fore All!

CANDLE, Inc. is proud to host their annual Reality Tour Family Fun Day Fundraiser at Fun Fore All, located on 8 Progress Avenue, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066 , Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Our...

Please Show Your Support!

Please Show Your Support!

Dear Pennsylvania Reality Tour Directors & Volunteers, Please take a minute to advocate for prevention for families in Pennsylvania via the Governor’s Office. Please let our Governor know of your Reality Tour’s reach and success. Consider asking the Governor to investigate...

Reality Tour Best Practice Awards!

Reality Tour Best Practice Awards!

Congratulations go out to two of our Reality Tour sites in Pennsylvania! Jefferson County, PA Reality Tour – Brockway School District Superintendent, Mr. Dan Hawkins and Reality Tour volunteer Fran Morelli Jr. made an effort to increase attendance for their...

Encouraging Words from a Parent

Encouraging Words from a Parent

CANDLE, Inc. Board Member & Seneca Valley School District Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Matthew McKinley received this email from a parent who attended the Mars Reality Tour (Thursday, February 11, 2016). Thank you for sharing this with us Dr. McKinley!...

Reality Tour supporters weigh in…

Reality Tour supporters weigh in…

Reality Tour will continue in Westmoreland County – Tribune Review Article Reality Tour has always embraced the opportunity to fill the gap that exists in prevention.  The gap between programs offered and what the public actually wants and will attend. It...

Innovation In Prevention

Innovation In Prevention

Click here to review DDAP history with Reality Tour Innovation in prevention is getting to be the hot topic as communities struggle to push back against an epidemic that demands that we do things differently. Someone said to me...