Harford Movie Theaters Airing Teen Produced Anti-Heroin Video

Harford County teens were asked, “How would you keep your friends from abusing drugs?”, as part of a competition to create a 30-second video public service announcement that would play in local movie theaters.  The winners, Emily (19, 18 at the time of the contest) and Allison Dietz (15), and featured Benjamin (10) and William (5) Dietz, and Jared Richard (18), produced “Drugs Shatter” which is being aired at two local theaters.

MACo will be hosting a forum at our 2017 Summer Conference on the opioid crisis. The Opioid Forum: Combating the Crisis, will be moderated by  Clay Stamp, Executive Director of the Opioid Operational Command Center (OCCC) and held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10:00 am – 11:15 am. This forum provides an avenue for discussion on best practices and how we can partner together to move forward. Attendees are encouraged to attend and voice concerns, discuss what is needed, and to provide examples of what they are doing to stem the epidemic. More details about the session are available in the registration brochure.

The MACo summer conference is August 16-19, 2017 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City Maryland. This year’s theme is “You’re Hired!”.

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