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Many teens think prescription drugs are safe because they were prescribed by a doctor.But taking them for nonmedical use to get high or “self-medicate” can be just as dangerous and addictive as taking illegal street drugs.
Join us on Wednesday, April 9 at 6:00pm at Belle Vernon Area High School Auditorium for a community meeting at 425 Crest Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA 15012.
Learn:• What is happening in your community• Medication street names• Signs and symptoms of abuse• Real life stories• What is being done to control it• Where to get help• Where the drugs are coming from
Special Presentations by:• David Hickton, U.S. Attorney• Yesh Navalgund, MD - DNA Advanced Pain
Treatment Center• Sue Soroko - SPHS Behavioral Health• Sally Bonifazi - DEA• Tony Marcocci - Westmoreland County Detective• Carmen Capozzi - Sage’s Army• Sandy - “A Mother’s Story”• Brenda Walther, MD - Monongahela Valley Hospital• Katrin - “Her Recovery Story”
FREE and Open to the publicSponsored by: In conjunction with:Belle Vernon Area School DistrictMonongahela Valley HospitalSage’s ArmyJefferson Regional Medical CenterWestmoreland Drug & Alcohol CommissionDEA Pharmaceutical UnitDNA Advanced Pain Treatment CenterUnited States Attorney GeneralSt. Vincent College Prevention ProjectsSouthwestern Pennsylvania Human ServicesSammy Spina
Questions? For Information, Call: 724-483-6300