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The Opioid & Vaping Epidemics in Our Community
Starting 3/18/2019 at 6:00 PM
Event Groups:
• North Hills School District - District Events
• North Hills High School - North Hills High School Events
• North Hills Middle School - North Hills Middle School Events
• Highcliff Elementary - Highcliff Elementary Events
• McIntyre Elementary - McIntyre Elementary Events
• Ross Elementary - Ross Elementary Events
• West View Elementary - West View Elementary Events
• North Hills High School - High School Counseling
Description:

North Hills School District, Ross Township Police Department, West View Police Department and Judge Richard Opiela will host “The Opioid and Vaping Epidemics In Our Community” on March 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the North Hills Middle School annex gym at 55 Rochester Road in Pittsburgh.

Doors will open and informational tables from local support and resource organizations will be available at 6:30 p.m. A speaker series will begin at 7 p.m. The event is recommended for attendees age 12 and older. Free childcare will be provided by North Hills High School students.

 The town hall meeting format will allow for an evening of education about warning signs, prevention and treatment.

Attendees will hear from local leaders fighting the opioid epidemic in our area including Dr. C. Thomas Brophy, a board certified specialist in addiction medicine and emergency medicine; Philip Little with the state Attorney General’s Office, West View Police Chief Bruce Fromlak and Ross Township Police Chief Joseph Ley.

Topics for the speaker series include:

  • Chemistry of Addiction to Vaping and Marijuana
  • A Parent’s Perspective
  • The Law, Treatment and Life After Recovery

Questions? Please contact North Hills High School school counselor Elizabeth Dove at dovee@nhsd.net

Location:

North Hills Middle School LGI Room
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