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What’s Going On With Heroin?
September 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the District of
Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation, and other government and community partners
are leading an event Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Marvin Gaye Park to raise awareness about the
rising public health crisis caused by drug overdoses.
The event is open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park, which is at the
corner of Division Avenue and Foote Street in Northeast Washington. The program is designed
to educate the community about the heroin and opioid epidemic. Substance abuse treatment
counselors will be present to provide information and make direct referrals to treatment
programs. Music will be provided by DJ FLAVA of WKYS Radio (93.9 FM).
Come out for resources, health screenings, food and more at the What’s Going On With Heroin event.
For more information, contact Brenda Horner at BrendaJ.Horner@USDOJ.GOV.