The Brigantine Substance Abuse Summit Prescription Use/Heroin Abuse: Focusing on Solutions

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The Brigantine Police Department, Join Together Atlantic County and the Atlantic County Municipal Alliance would like to invite everyone to attend an event on opiate addiction. The Brigantine Substance Abuse Summit Prescription Use/Heroin Abuse: Focusing on Solutions, will be held 6:00-8:30pm on Thursday, May 7th 2015 at the Brigantine Beach Community Center. Speakers will be presenting information on what community members can do to help prevent substance abuse and addiction to opiates and other drugs.

On a county-wide level, we have recently had an alarming increase in heroin and opiate overdoses. All across the state, municipalities have been holding local events to focus on prescription drug abuse, specifically opiate addiction and the link to heroin use.

Speakers will include community members, law enforcement officials and persons directly affected by substance abuse. The Brigantine Municipal Alliance will be presenting a free Naloxone training immediately following the presentation. .

This event is being hosted by the Brigantine Police Department in a formed partnership with Join Together Atlantic County, a substance abuse prevention coalition and the Atlantic County Municipal Alliance. The suggested age group for attendance is 13 and older.

Sincerely,

Timothy J. Reed
Chief of Police

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