Wednesday, May 3, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Kent ISD Education Center, Grand Room
2930 Knapp, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Parking at Lot #11
An educational evening for parents and guardians of middle and high school students focused on prevention of opioid addiction. Listen to Kent County experts share their stories and statistics on the epidemic in our community, participate in a safe prescription drug drop off, and walk away with an understanding of how to keep our youth safe from this epidemic. If you are a parent/guardian, don’t miss this event!
Clean out your medicine cabinets and come at 6:30 p.m. to take part in a prescription drug take back effort facilitated by the Kent County Sheriff’s Dept.
This forum is being offered free of charge by the Kent County Medical Society Alliance in collaboration with Families Against Narcotics – Grand Rapids.
Prescription Opioid Epidemic – Know the Facts
National statistics and information compiled by the American Medical Association Alliance. Includes signs of addiction, signs of an overdose, how to talk to a loved one about prescription opioids, avoiding addiction and overdose, seeking treatment, and safe storage and disposal of pain medications.
West Michigan Take Back Locations
Find out why proper disposal is important, find a location near you, and learn what meds need proper disposal.