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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Substance Abuse Forum and Education, Penn-Trafford HS, Sept. 20th

(S.A.F.E.) Substance Abuse Forum and Education WHERE: PENN TRAFFORD HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 TIME: 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. In an effort to deal with the ongoing drug crisis and its effect on our youth in Westmoreland County, a panel entitled Substance Abuse Forum and Education (S.A.F.E) focuses on free drug prevention efforts in the community as well as intervention and treatment options. Once a month, the panel will convene in a local community to educate the public. The first panel will be held on September 20, 2016 at Penn Trafford High School from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30p.m. Panel members for the first panel will include Tony Marcocci, Westmoreland County Narcotic Detective; Kathy Zagorac, Penn Trafford Citizens for Drug Awareness; Julie Roebuck, Council on Substance Abuse and Youth; District Judge Helen Kistler; Sharron Prettiman, Reality Tour; John Casario, Esquire, Juvenile Court Master; Richard Billy, Juvenile Court Supervisor/Youth Commission; Joseph Litzinger, Juvenile Probation Officer; Donna Kean, St. Vincent College Prevention Projects; Tim Phillips, Director,Drug Overdose Task Force; and Honorable Michele G. Bononi, Court of Common Pleas. Each panelist will speak briefly on their roles in preventing and/or treating drug abuse. A question and answer period will immediately follow. Agencies dealing with drug issues will be set up to supply information and answer questions. Please consider attending our event. For more information please contact Addie Beighley at 724/ 830-4204 or via email:

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