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“Time To Talk….Talk To ACT” Adult Forum on What to Do about Heroin Addiction-- Feb 20 at RBR

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Pictured are some of the professionals and citizens in the Monmouth County Community who have come together to present an adult forum, “Time to Talk…Time to Act” to give the public tools to prevent, identify and treat heroin addiction in young people
Pictured are some of the professionals and citizens in the Monmouth County Community who have come together to present an adult forum, “Time to Talk…Time to Act” to give the public tools to prevent, identify and treat heroin addiction in young people

Over the past six months, the Monmouth County

Prosecutor’s office has been sounding the alarm on the insidious heroin

epidemic that is addicting and killing our young people regardless of community.  As a follow-up to that awareness campaign, area

school districts and drug alliance organizations are sponsoring an adult forum

“Time to Talk…Time to Act” at Red Bank Regional High School District (RBR) on

Thursday, February 20, in the RBR auditorium. RBR is located at 101 Ridge Road

in Little Silver





 The program begins at 6:30 pm (sharp!) and ends at 8:30 pm. Information

on heroin addiction will be presented by medical professionals. Additionally,

the personal stories of young people in recovery and the parents of people

whose lives have been impacted by this highly addictive and deadly drug will be

featured.  A panel of professionals will

then inform the public on the resources and treatment options available to help

prevent addiction, identify it and promote recovery. A Question and Answer

session will follow the presentations.





 This event is jointly sponsored by the School Districts of

Fair Haven, Little Silver, Red Bank, Red Bank Catholic, Red Bank Regional,

Rumson, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional, and Shrewsbury as well as the Rumson-Fair

Haven Community Alliance and the Shrewsbury Community Alliance.





 All parents and adults are encouraged to attend.





 

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