Pain Pills and Heroin are Killing Our Families – Speaker Event

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/26/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Brenau Downtown Center

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Join us for the first forum in the series NOT MY FAMILY. Learn more about the epidemic facing our families, why it is occurring, and what you can do.

Featured Speaker: Dr. Susan Blank
Chief Medical Officer, Atlanta Healing Center

Dr. Susan Blank is an addiction doctor and is founder and Chief Meidical Officer of Atlanta Healing Center. She can be heard nationwide every Tuesday on her radio show “Detailing Addiction.” Hear her most recent podcast here: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/americas-web-radio/detailing-addiction

**This forum is brought to you by a partnership of agencies and community members dedicated to providing the community of Hall County with information, resources, and actions to address the drug problems of Hall County.**


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RESOURCES:

www.samhsa.gov/underage-drinking
SAMHSA’s underage drinking prevention campaign
helps parents and caregivers start talking to
their children early about the dangers of alcohol.
(Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services)

www.samhsa.gov/atod/opioids
Get the facts on the misuse and abuse of
prescription opioids such as hydrocodone,
oxycodone, morphine, and codeine, and the illegal
opioid, heroin. (Substance Abuse and Mental
Health Services)

www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose
CDC (Centers for Disease Control) information on
the Opioid Epidemic.

www.drugfree.org
The Partnership at Drugfree.org helps parents find
a wealth of information, tools and opportunities to
connect with other parents and caregivers who may
have a child struggling with addiction.

www.drugfreeworld.org
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is a
nonprofit public benefit corporation that empowers
youth and adults with factual information about
drugs so they can make informed decisions and live
drug free.

www.stopalcoholabuse.gov
On behalf of ICCPUD, SAMHSA maintains this
website as a portal to Government-approved
materials on underage drinking. The site also gives
information on the Federal plan addressing this
issue, a catalog of related Federal programs, and
other information.

www.centerpointga.org/prevention/substance-abuse
Center Point Prevention Program covering the
topics: Alcohol, Marijuana, Drugs and the Law,
Conversation Starters for parents and youth.


For more information contact:

Judy Brownell   |   Director of Prevention, Center Point   |   prevention@nullcenterpointga.org   |   (770) 535-1050 ext 102

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