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Posted on: February 15, 2018

[ARCHIVED] MahoningJuvenile Court, Mental Health and Recovery Board, and Partners will Host Opioid Summit

Mahoning County Juvenile Court, Mental Health and Recovery Board, and Community Partners will Host Community Opioid Summit at Covelli Center  


Youngstown, Ohio February 15,2018  

Mahoning County Juvenile Court will host a Community Opioid Summit which will  be open to the public, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018  from 10:00am- 1:00 pm at the Covelli Center. The event is being sponsored by the Mahoning County Juvenile Court Advisory Board and the Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board. Derek Steyer from WFMJ-TV21 will moderate the event. U.S. Representatives Tim Ryan and Bill Johnson will provide video messages regarding statewide efforts to combat the growing epidemic.


Speakers include: Tracy Plouck, Director, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Lt. Sutton, Ohio State Highway Patrol ,Guy Burney, Youngstown CIRV Commission, Darryl Alexander, Executive Director, YUMADAOP, Dr. David Kennedy, Mahoning County Coroner, Dr. Daniel Brown, Meridian HealthCare, Dr. Joseph Sitarik, Neil Kennedy Recovery Center as well as a person and family member who have experience with addiction.


Judge Theresa Dellick encourages parents, grandparents, family members and friends of anyone struggling with addiction to attend, to learn more about the community resources available and what is being done to combat opioid addiction.  


Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.  

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