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Media Advisory: County Leaders, Law Enforcement and Advocates to Discuss Rise in Student Opioid Overdose and Deaths
Key leaders in education, law enforcement, health services, and drug use prevention advocates will gather to speak to an alarming rise in Illegal Opioid use, especially Fentanyl, in our youth. Data is showing not only a rise in overdose cases but a rise in death rates. These are dangerous trends that parents and students must be aware of.
Media Briefing Details:
WHAT: Multiple county agency leaders discuss the rise in the use and availability of illegal opioids, often laced with Fentanyl, and the alarming rise in overdose cases, including those resulting in death.
WHERE: Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Dr. Rockville MD, 20850 (Auditorium) also hybrid via Zoom https://mcpstv-org.zoom.us/j/84524812357?pwd=Z1FFSkFLa1lMYUs1Qk9YMTJJam9kUT09
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 19 at 3:00 p.m.
Also Available for an Interview
Members of the media are asked to contact Jessica_M_Baxter@mcpsmd.org to RSVP.
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