Welcome to the 2019 CITAC Conference!  We are excited to have you this year and look forward to providing useful content and material that represents our collaborative mission, vision, values & goals. 

2019 Topics Include:

The "War" on Drugs Colorado's Drug Threat

Law Enforcement partnering for treatment

Opioid Use Disorders

Anti-Stigma Campaign

New Elements for Crisis Intervention Team Training Narcan Education

Intervention Team Training

Narcan Education

Also, we will hear from recovering addict, Ozvaldo Cabral. After a rough start into young adulthood, Ozvaldo turned his life around to serve others (and rescue wolves)!



In 1968 Director Gorman graduated from San Jose State University and joined the California Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement.  He served ten years as an undercover agent.  He made 1,000 undercover purchases and received two Purple Hearts from being shot and later stabbed.

He was promoted in 1990 to deputy chief in charge of statewide drug enforcement operations.  In 1997 he retired to become the director of the Rocky Mountain HIDTA. Director Gorman is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and is past president of the California Narcotic Officers Association and the National Alliance of State Drug Enforcement Agencies.  He was president of the National HIDTA Directors Association from 2005 to 2017.  He authored The Myths of Drug Legalization and Marijuana Legalization:  The Issues.  He also authored a recently published book titled To Believe or not Believe, That is the Question - An Undercover Agent’s Quest for the Truth.


Linda is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor.  She earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education from the University of Colorado at Denver.  Linda’s current role is Manager of Treatment Services for Colorado’s State Targeted Response and State Opioid Response SAMHSA grants at the Office of Behavioral Health.  Before joining the OBH Linda directed and managed teams of clinicians and case managers working in community-based and for-profit behavioral health settings.   Linda has been honored to facilitate training of law enforcement and other first responders about mental health and substance use disorders; encouraging them to explore the value of working on their own resilience and mental wellness.  She is a certified trainer for Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk and has trained clinicians and emergency department personnel on recognizing and quantifying risk. Linda is proud to serve as co-chair of the Treatment Workgroup at Colorado’s Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention; historically she has served on the boards of her local NAMI organization, her county Community Corrections Board and her county Juvenile Services Planning Board.  Linda’s therapeutic and supervisory style is relational and person-centered.  She loves building and working in teams that despite challenges make choices that improve job satisfaction, service delivery and the quality of client services.


Adrienne attended the University of Northern Colorado for her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice.  She worked with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office then completed her master’s degree in clinical mental health through Adam’s State University.  She worked as a victim advocate and a classification specialist with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s office.  In addition, she worked with the Jail Based Behavioral Services in both Arapahoe County and Douglas County Jail.  She has experience as an emergency services clinician at a variety of locations including a Crisis Stabilization Unit, community mental health walk-in clinics, local emergency departments, and psychiatric facilities.  She is currently working on her post-doctoral hours with the Community Response Team with the Douglas County Mental Health Initiative.


Osvaldo “Ozzie” Cabral is a licensed mental health professional and a person in long-term recovery.  His personal life has been a journey in which he has experienced first-hand many difficulties that his clients are working on.  After 19 years of dealing with an addiction and the judicial system, Ozzie began his journey of recovery on July 13th, 2000.  He has remained a connected member to the recovery community as well as  a strong professional in the addiction and mental health field.  Ozzie is a national speaker on both personal and professional topics.  He authored a curriculum published by Hazelden Publishing that is used nationwide in various treatment centers.  Ozzie also co-founded a wolf and high content wolfdog rescue located in Bailey, Colorado.

Pricing and Registration:

Non-members, please register by visiting the membership page and clicking on the Annual Conference icon. Please note that annual membership is $20, if you would like to sign-up as a member click this link and you will be taken to our membership application page.  While you are signing up, you may place a note in the comments section that would also like to register for the conference.  We will send you an E-mail response once your membership and registration are confirmed!

Members, your registration fee is covered by your membership.  Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page to register for the seminar

Organizational Membersyour organization is allotted 6 free seats for this conference. (I.E. Metro Police Department is an annual organizational member and would like to send 7 employees to the conference.  The first 6 members can be registered below in the member registration form, the 7th would need to fill out the conference registration form and make the payment.)

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