Community-Based Drug Prevention

Home Quarantine May Reveal Teen Vaping

  Some parents at home with their adolescent or teen during quarantine are beginning to realize something is going on with their child besides anxiety about the pandemic and social distancing. A clue may lie in the vaping epidemic...

Disrupting to Address the Gap in Drug Prevention

I am pleased to be a presenter at the Federal Employees Opioid Addiction Training on June 20th in Pittsburgh to inform on the Reality Tour Parent/Child Drug Prevention Program.  So often the prevention aspect is overlooked on this topic....

Excuse me. Your expiration date is showing.

Ready, set, evaluate!  If only it was that simple to follow the science.  It’s not like you can go to Angie’s List and hire a researcher for prevention programs.  You have to partner with a university and it would...

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...

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!

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...

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

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!...