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Thursday, October 19, 2017
7:00–9:00 p.m.


Ruth S. Harley University Center,
Room 203

Drug Abuse Prevention Workshop

heroin addictionHeroin use has become an epidemic in Nassau County and the county has been working hard to help residents fight this scourge. Recently, another deadly drug called Fentanyl/Carfentanil, which is stronger than heroin, has entered Nassau County and is having devastating effects on addicts.

Join Nassau County Legislator Laura M. Schaefer to learn what you can do in the event of an overdose. Representatives from the Nassau County Police Department and its Narcotics Vice Bureau will talk about the Long Island Heroin Task Force and provide information about NARCAN, an overdose prevention agent.

Additionally, a representative from the District Attorney’s Office will speak about their “Stop Gap Program”. A program that is designed to assist individuals in need of treatment after overdosing and being released from the hospital.

Sponsored by Public Safety, Student Counseling Center and Student Health Services. Part of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.

Part of Alcohol Awareness Month. This is an alcohol-free event. #PanthersCheerAlcoholAwareness

For more information, please contact:

Scott Zotto, LMSW
Coordinator of Substance Abuse Counseling and Prevention Programming
Student Counseling Center
p – 516.877.3769
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Greta Tiberia, LMSW
Student Counseling Center
p – 516.877.3646
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Need help or struggling with an addiction? Visit Nassau Alliance for Addiction Services for a referral or call 516.481.4000 (NAFAS)

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