Drug Use Disorder Awareness Panel Discussion

The Lord Baltimore Lions Club will sponsor a “Drug Use Disorder Awareness Panel Discussion” on Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Indian River High School Auditorium located at 29772 Armory Road in Dagsboro, DE. The program will run from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and all parents are invited to hear from presenters speaking on the subject of drug use disorders in our community.

A variety of speakers will lead an adult conversation on the subject and community members will have opportunities to ask questions. Informational handouts and other materials will be available to help to communicate more confidently with their children.

The Schedule of Presenters for this Program include:

Selbyville Middle School Principal Jason Mcrides

DE. State Representative Ron Gray

DE. States Senator Gerald Hocker

Sussex County atTAcK Addiction Co-chairs

Pauline Powell and Stacy Robinson

Ocean View Police – Chief Ken McLaughlin

Delaware State Police – Cpl/2 Juantia Huey-Smith

Jim Elder – Bureau Chief of Community Corrections

Lion Kaila Prince – Addiction and Recovery

Current suspected overdose deaths in Delaware for 2018 is 24. In 2017 there were 308 deaths. The numbers will increase until all of the parties focus their attention on the problems and causes of this epidemic, provide the resources needed, and work in coordination we each other.

For more information on this program, please contact Paul Bolton of the Lord Baltimore Lions Club at (301) 774-5084 or e-mail at [email protected]

Addiction is a community disease.

One person may use,

But the whole community suffers.