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Posted Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Opiate Epidemic: Be Informedphoto of a pile of various pills

Morris County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Brad Seabury, who is one of the county’s leading experts on opiates and addiction, will offer a special Oct. 23 presentation in Hanover Township on the opiate epidemic that is plaguing our state, county, and nation.

The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 7– 8 p.m. at the Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel parish hall,  75 Ridgedale Ave, Cedar Knolls.

Topics include:

  • Origins of the opiate epidemic and its impact on our community
  • Prescription opiates, heroin, and fentanyl
  • Addiction
  • Law enforcement’s strategy to fight the epidemic
  • Local resources available to assist individuals and families suffering from addiction

Morris Prosecutor: Opiate Epidemic is Topic of Oct. 23 Hanover Township PresentationAll Hanover Township and Morris County residents are welcome to attend; there is no need to register.

This event is hosted by the Knights of Columbus.  If you have any questions, please contact Dennis Fashano at [email protected] or call 973-886-5783.

Hanover Township is one of 34 Morris County municipalities that are part of a countywide Stigma-Free Communities Initiative which aims to eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorders. The goal of this initiative is to raise awareness of these illnesses by creating an environment where affected individuals are supported in their efforts to achieve wellness and recovery.

You can show your support and Agree to be Stigma-Free! Read and sign the pledge to show that you are taking an effort to reduce the impact of stigma in Morris County.