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SPARCC News Conference for Upcoming Opiate Addiction Forum

The Substance Abuse Prevention and Recovery Coalition (SPARCC) in Plattsburgh on March 31st promoting a forum to be held this coming Tuesday, April 4th, 7-9pm, at the Strand Theater in Plattsburgh. The forum will screen the film Chasing the Dragon, a documentary about an opiate addict’s life and battle with addiction. SPARCC will hold a public forum after the screening with several members of the committee speaking about the community’s efforts to raise awareness about, and combat opioid and heroin addiction. A recovering addict, as well as family members who have lost a loved one to addiction will speak about the impact addiction has had on their lives.

Speakers at the SPARCC news conference include:
John Bernardi/United Way; Peter Trout/Behavioral Health Services North; Christine Peters/Clinton County Social Services; Dr. Kent Hall/CVPH; Captain Robert LaFountain/New York State Police; Diana Aguglia/Alliance for Positive Health; Connie Wille/Champlain Valley Family Center & Michael Carpenter/Northeast Group.

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