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Action Today. Healthier Tomorrow. Town Hall in Austin, Texas May 14

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in partnership with the Youth Substance Misuse and Addiction Pop-Up Institute at the University of Texas at Austin are hosting a National Prevention Week Town Hall on Monday, May 14th from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM addressing Opioid Harm Prevention. Our panelist, include SAMHSA representative, Commander Karen Hearod, DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Mr. Dante Sorianello, Mr. Michael Botticelli, Ms. Lisa Ramirez, Mr. Daniel Sledge, and Mr. John Ingham will discuss the impact of opioid supply reduction and misuse prevention interventions; layout domestic trends in overdose related to prescription and illicit opioids; identify the role of opioid overdose prevention education and naloxone distribution; and consider emerging models for evidence-based opioid misuse prevention and harm reduction. Immediately following the Town Hall will be a Vigil for Lost Promise held in memory of lives lost to drugs.

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Coming soon to the Texas Museum of Science & Technology in Cedar Park, Texas


Comments from Visitors
  • Incredible…everyone should see this....everyone.

    Robison M.
    Mobile, Alabama

  • Loved this exhibit. It really hit home. I have seen what drugs does to someone.

    Tiffiney B.
    Saraland, Alabama

  • Thank you for educating us on the side effects and consequences of specific drugs.

    Joel Davie

  • Every person needs to be exposed to this information. The impact of drugs in society and individual lives becomes so clear with this exhibit. Thank you for making it available.

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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