Drug Prevention Resources

For Communities, Parents and Schools

PA Prevention Movement

By candleinc | December 1, 2015

Review of DDAP’s Scare Tactics & 15 Families at a time approach to heroin epidemic. Actions to take on behalf of Reality Tour: Pause to be grateful for your involvement in Reality Tour to date and for those who have joined you and for those you have served. Consider who you can contact anywhere to … Read more

Local Nonprofit Receives Donation from Sarver Credit Union

By candleinc | October 22, 2015

PUBLISHED IN THE KITTANNING PAPER; www.kittanningpaper.com categories Regional News | KP NewsDesk October 22, 2015 Community Action Network for Drug-free Lifestyle Empowerment, Inc. (CANDLE, Inc.), the 501c3 Butler based non-profit that started the original, grassroots Reality Tour Drug Prevention Program back in 2003, has received a $340 donation from the USX Federal Credit Union in … Read more

Karns City High School Football Team made history

By candleinc | July 20, 2015

By John Enrietto Eagle Sports Editor The Karns City High School football team made history Monday night (August 18) — and it had nothing to do with touchdowns or championships. The Gremlins became the first complete athletic team from Butler County to attend the Reality Tour Drug Prevention Program offered by non-profit organization CANDLE, Inc., … Read more

Somerset Jaycees help bring Reality Tour to the county

By candleinc | October 25, 2014

Posted on Oct 25, 2014 by RICK KAZMER Daily American City Editor rickk@dailyamerican.com A drug prevention program coming to Somerset County will show the step-by-step path of addiction — including the worst possible outcome — with a goal to keep families from realizing the nightmare. The Reality Tour’s focus is prevention, however, not scare tactics, … Read more

Anti-drug support group brings Reality Tour to Blairsville

By candleinc | October 2, 2014

TribLIVE – October, 2, 2014 By Greg Reinbold The Blairsville Support Group Against Drugs will be collaborating with the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission to bring members of the community face-to-face with the realities of drug addiction. Beginning Oct. 15, the Blairsville support group will operate the Candle, Inc. Reality Tour program under the Drug and … Read more

Karns City High School Principal and Head Football Coach Ed Conto proactive

By candleinc | August 24, 2014

John Enrietto, sports editor of the Butler Eagle–Column from Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 The statistics are staggering. Hearing them is like receiving a sudden slap in the face. It wakes you up. Forty-eight percent of all high school seniors will have at least tried an illicit drug by the time they graduate. Eleven percent of … Read more

Reality Tour at Belle Vernon Area High School traces downfall of addict

By candleinc | August 19, 2014

By Jeremy Sellew Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 12:16 a.m. After three long years, the Reality Tour has finally arrived in the Mon Valley. The first run of the program was held Monday at Belle Vernon Area High School. While the target audience will be parents and children ages 10 and older, the first go-round was … Read more

A Reality Tour Down the Road of Bad Decisions

By candleinc | April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 Prevention and Recovery Services and Safe Streets recently conducted an event at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. Reality Tour 2014 began on March 30 and ended March 31. The event focused on poor decisions concerning alcohol, drugs and tobacco and how they impact a family and community members. The event … Read more

Students Learn Reality Of Drug, Alcohol Abuse

By candleinc | March 31, 2014

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Program Aims to Curb Drug Use

By candleinc | March 16, 2014

The Topeka Capital-Journal – March 16, 2014 Read full article here.