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Focus on the 4th: Protecting Our Children from the Opioid Crisis
September 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The opioid crisis is impacting families across NJ’s 4th Congressional District and parents are looking for help and answers as high school and college-aged kids head back to school. Join us for an evening of honest, open discussion as we explore how this crisis is impacting our community and how we can best protect our children.
Moderator of Panel:
Moira Nelson, Director of Drug Policy Reform for Action Together NJ (ATNJ) & Advocacy Leader with the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence (NCADD-NJ).
Senator Ray Lesniak, NJ State Senator, champion & advocate for those suffering from substance use disorders
Morgan Thompson, Director of Academic and Recovery Support at the Raymond J. Lesniak Recovery High School
Joel Pomales, Advocacy Field Organizer for the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence – New Jersey (NCADD-NJ)
Denise Mariano, Peer Parent Coach & Ambassador for Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Randy Thompson, Founder, Help Not Handcuffs
Host of Panel:
Jim Keady, Candidate, U.S. House of Representatives, NJ04