Attend a short documentary followed by Q&A discussion with local experts and expand your knowledge on how fentanyl poisoning has impacted North Texas. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and loved ones.
Event starts at 6:00 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30th at Grapevine High School auditorium. This event is free and appropriate for parents and teens.
A short 18 minute documentary, titled Fentanyl Factor , highlights the alarming increase of accidental overdose deaths due to counterfeit prescription pills which often are 'laced' with other substances such as fentanyl. The documentary also features an interview with a Forensic Scientist inside the lab where real and counterfeit drugs are tested.
Following the film is a Q&A discussion with local experts including:
Keith Brown, Deputy Director of Texoma HIDTA (high intensity drug trafficking area). Keith is a retired DEA Senior Executive and Drug Recognition Expert with 25 + years of experience.
Becky Tinney, LMSW, CPS, Dir. Community Engagement, Recovery Resource Council
Suzanne Seward, certified in Narcan® training and founder of Love Cassidy (foundation for the awareness and prevention for a drug free community)
Film and discussion are appropriate for both parents and teens.