The University of Texas System

Substance Use Trends and Programs Available in ourCommunity

Oct 08, 2021

1:00 pm–2:00 pm


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Presenter: Guillermo Valenzuela

About the Presenter:
Guillermo Valenzuela, is an expert on contemporary U.S-Mexico Relations and has over two decades of behavioral health and drug demand and supply reduction experience. He has worked for Congressman Silvestre Reyes, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, as his Latin America and Mexico Liaison where he assessed and evaluated drug related developments and made policy recommendations. Currently, Mr. Valenzuela is the Chief Corporate Office at Aliviane, Inc. a non-profit community-based organization in El Paso County. Aliviane has been providing services since 1970 through a broad range of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support programs focused on substance abuse, behavioral health, HIV services, homelessness, and education in Texas.

Learning Objectives:

  • Educate on Aliviane and it’s programs
  • Identify substance use trends in our community
  • Discuss drug demand reduction efforts and drug supply reduction efforts in our community