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  • Damascus Community Forum

    Adults and children are invited to attend this event designed to share information about the opioid epidemic and how to prevent opioid misuse and abuse. Learn about the opioid epidemic from the perspectives of medical science, law enforcement, and families affected by this epidemic in our communities.
    TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:
    The effects of opioids on the brain Signs and symptoms of opioid misuse The Good Samaritan Law
    Proper administration of Naloxone (Narcan)

  • Seven Years Ago Feels Like Yesterday What were you doing on December 9th? While many of us were caught up in the hustle of the holiday season, Melissa McNeill was remembering a crash that 7 years ago snuffed out the life of her son, Marky McNeill. December 9, 2018 was the 7-year anniversary of the...

    The post Voices of Victims: Marky McNeill appeared first on MADD.

  • Who was Roberto? Roberto Castillo was known throughout South Florida as a top running competitor. He held age group records for speed and participated in races all over the country. He was a runner, but he took up cycling to cross train and was a winner in local bike races as well. Roberto was known...

    The post Why appeared first on MADD.

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  • Damascus Community Forum

    Adults and children are invited to attend this event designed to share information about the opioid epidemic and how to prevent opioid misuse and abuse. Learn about the opioid epidemic from the perspectives of medical science, law enforcement, and families affected by this epidemic in our communities.
    TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:
    The effects of opioids on the brain Signs and symptoms of opioid misuse The Good Samaritan Law
    Proper administration of Naloxone (Narcan)

  • As you prepare for all of the gifts, parties and dinners headed your way this season, here are some ideas for how to decrease stress during the holidays.

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