Location: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center

Date: October 20 & 21, 2022

Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Why attend?

For 48 years, the Minnesota Prevention Program Sharing Conference has supported people engaged in substance abuse prevention. Countless communities, agencies, and individuals come together to do this work, including you. Your contributions to the prevention field and dedication to public health make a difference in our state. This work is not easy. It can be downright exhausting, difficult to see a way through. This year’s conference theme is Growing Hope: The Power of Primary Prevention. Why hope? Countless communities, agencies, and individuals come together to do this challenging work year after year despite numerous challenges and obstacles. When stakeholders work together, hope, and success, can grow. Join MPRC in Duluth to share, learn, and GROW a healthy future for all Minnesotans.

This year's conference includes...

  • 3 keynote speakers

  • 32 breakout presentations

  • 1 year's access to all recorded presentations

  • Networking opportunities

  • CEU's through MN Certification Board, MN Board of Social Work, and CHES


  • Opportunities to engage with exhibitors and coalitions from around Minnesota

  • Access to the latest research to inform your team and community.

  • Opportunities to learn action steps, skills, and strategies to provide the building blocks to succeed.

Who Attends?

Community Coalition Leaders • Prevention Specialists • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Professionals • Parents & Youth • College Students • Educators • Public Health Professionals • Law Enforcement • Researchers • Faith Leaders • And More!

Interested in carpooling?

Contact kara@ansrmn.org.



Registration Fees

This year's conference is free to all attendees and exhibitors! When registering you will be required to choose between either attending the in-person conference or receiving access to the presentation recordings after the conference.

Ticket Options

In-person attendee registration: This ticket gives you access to the in-person conference in Duluth, and includes food for the conference. You will also receive access to the recorded presentations after the conference to watch any sessions you may have missed.

*Please only select the in-person ticket if you plan to attend the conference in Duluth.*

Registration to access recorded presentations only: This ticket gives attendees access to the recorded conference sessions only, which will be uploaded to the conference platform after the in-person conference in Duluth. People who choose this ticket cannot attend the conference in Duluth.

Presenter registration: This registration is for approved workshop presenters only.

*To change your ticket selection, email kara@ansrmn.org*



Why Exhibit?

With 3 keynote speakers, 32 breakout workshops, and over 200 attendees, this 2-day conference brings together people across Minnesota who work in substance use prevention. By sharing effective prevention strategies and programs, presenters, participants, and exhibitors learn from one another in this exemplary learning community.

Exhibiting at this year's conference is an opportunity to share your organization's mission, services, resources, and initiatives with the prevention community in Minnesota. Plus, it's free!



Email Kara Skahen at kara@ansrmn.org

Funded by the MN Department of Human Services, Behavioral Health Division