The Francis Howell School District will host a Heroin and Opioid Prescription Community Awareness Night, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, on Nov. 9, 2017, in the gym of Hollenbeck Middle School, 4555 Central School Road in St. Charles. This free community event is an opportunity for parents and residents to learn more about the heroin and opioid prescription crisis in St. Charles County.
The program will be presented by a panel of professionals to help educate and inform community members on how to be proactive in the growing epidemic of heroin and substance abuse. The panel will include presentations from:
Tim Lohmar, St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney
Lisa Cassidy & Kyle Gaines, St. Charles County Ambulance District
Scott Collier, Drug Enforcement Agency
Beth Sailors, Preferred Family Health
Childcare will be available on-site, provided courtesy of Hollenbeck Leadership Students.
A free prescription drug collection will also be available at the event, to allow residents to dispose of expired or unused medications.