MARIETTA, OH. (Marietta Times) – Be the change presenters end their day in county with a public forum.
By Kevin Zimmerman
As the opioid crisis grows, several Connecticut-based organizations are redoubling their education efforts about the outcomes that abusing such drugs as methadone, oxycodone and hydrocodone can have.
One of those groups, the Newtown Parent Connection, is presenting a proactive substance abuse program in Newtown March 27-29 with two of the nation’s top experts on drugs – former DEA Special Agent Robert M. Stutman and former Michigan judge and anti-drug advocate Jodi Switalski. The educational sessions are designed to reach roughly 1,600 students in grades 7 through 12, as well as parents, administrators, law enforcement, medical professionals and the general public.READ MORE
Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski on ‘Not My Kid, Not My Community’
Newtown Parent Connection, Inc. will be holding a community event involving parents and students. The topic will be drug abuse. Among the participants will be Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski, part of “Not My Kid, Not My Community.” The Honorable Switalski talks about the program and drug abuse.READ MORE
LANSING, Mich. (WILX)
The national survey on drug use and health says some children are already using drugs. Some of them are as young as twelve and thirteen years old and it’s not hard to get them.
Jodi Switalski suggests parents locking them away where they are only accessible to you.
“They need to go out and they need to get a prescription safe. They need to lock up all of their prescription medications. Kids won’t use it if they can’t get it,” she said.READ MORE
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