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Drug forum planned in Mayville

MAYVILLE – Chautauqua County Executive Vincent Horrigan and Chautauqua County Community Mental Hygiene Services Director Patricia Brinkman announce a Community Forum focused on the continuing prevention efforts to combat the epidemic of opiate use and abuse.

The forum will begin at 9 a.m. March 16  in the Chautauqua Suites Hotel and Expo Center.

The Community Drug Forum will feature experts who will discuss current treatment practices, and the impacts of drug abuse on communities.

Accomplishments achieved since the previous forum in March of 2014 will be announced. Committees were formed in the spring of 2014 to focus on steering the overall effort, prevention, policy and legislation, law enforcement and treatment. 

For more information concerning the Community Drug Forum, contact the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene at (716) 753-4104 or the County Executive’s Office at (716) 753-4211.