Details from the conference that was held on April 28th at WNED studios:

Keynote Speaker: Karen M. Carpenter-Palumbo - Commissioner of the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services

With: Phillip R. Endress - Commissioner of the Erie County Department of Mental Health William F. Wieczorek, Director of the Center for Health & Social Research at Buffalo State College Jeffrey R. Rabey, Superintendent of Lake Shore Central Schools Timothy B. Howard, Sheriff of Erie County

On the morning of Wednesday, April 28th, Erie County Sheriff, Timothy B. Howard and New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner, Karen M. Carpenter-Palumbo headlined a forum on Underage Drinking at WNEDTV's studios located at Horizons Plaza on Charles Street in downtown Buffalo. School principals, superintendents, board of education members, PTSA members, judges, law enforcement officers, and professionals from the mental health and substance abuse prevention fields were in attendance. Participants learned why underage drinking truly is “Everybody's Problem” and acquired practical solutions they can implement in order to address this public health and safety issue.

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Presentations from the Px2010 Conference:

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Dr. William Wieczorek, Director, Center for Health & Social Research
Overview of Underage Alcohol Use and Problems: Why It's Everybody's Problem

Sheriff Timothy B. Howard
Underage Drinking: It's a Law Enforcement Problem

Jeffrey R. Rabey, Superintendent of Lake Shore Central Schools 
Px2010: Community Problem, Community Solution