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Senator Bates to Host Opioid Awareness Forum

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The public is invited to learn more about the dangers of opioids at a free event next Thursday, May 10th. Many drug tragedies begin with a legal prescription for pain relief which could then turn into an addiction. Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) will host an informative forum that will feature experts on the topic of opioids, including a mother who will share her son’s battle with addiction for 13 years.

WHO: Senator Patricia Bates
Summer Stephan, San Diego County District Attorney = Mark Wallace, M.D., UC San Diego Health School Resource Officer from Carlsbad Police Department;  Aaron Byzak, North Coastal Prevention Coalition; Personal testimony from a mother about her son who was affected by addiction

WHAT:  Opioid & Heroin Awareness Forum

WHEN:  Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

WHERE:  Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium (1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011)

ADDITIONAL NOTE:   There will be a drop box available to dispose of expired/unused medications.


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