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We are currently developing a new website which should
go live at the end of August! 
Registration for APPLE 2017 will open when the new site is up and running.  
Thank you for your patience! 

Celebrating 25 years in 2016! 

The APPLE Conferences, developed and coordinated by the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the University of Virginia, are the leading national training institutes dedicated to substance abuse prevention and health promotion for student-athletes and athletics department administrators.   Participants  learn how to apply the APPLE model within their athletics department to prevent student-athlete substance abuse and promote health and wellness. The goal of the APPLE conference is to assist colleges in promoting student athlete health and wellness by empowering teams of student- athletes and administrators to create an institution-specific action plan.

The APPLE Conference offers teams of student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, administrators, and alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) prevention specialists an opportunity to evaluate the ATOD environment within their athletics departments and develop specific actions plan to enhance prevention efforts.

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The APPLE Conference is developed and coordinated by staff at the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the University of Virginia