District to Present Community Forum on Heroin Crisis - Oct. 17

On Monday, October 17, the Baldwinsville Central School District will host a community forum on the growing heroin and opiate epidemic in the area as well as around the country. The forum will be presented from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Word of Life, 12 East Oneida Street in the Village of Baldwinsville. The district has partnered with the Baldwinsville Police Department, Onondaga County Sheriff's Department, and local agencies to develop the presentation.  

Featured speakers will be:
* Chief Michael Lefancheck of the Baldwinsville Police Department;
* Deanna Axe, a CNY mother of a young woman who lost her life to a heroin overdose;
* Former Assistant District Attorney Jeff Schiano; and
* Representatives from Prevention Network.

Several local organizations will be staffing information tables. They are:
*  Syracuse Recovery Services
*  Crouse Hospital Chemical Dependency
*  Prevention Network
*  Syracuse Behavioral Health
*  Suicide Awareness Voices in Education (SAVE)
*  Baldwinsville Addiction Awareness Group
* Tully Hill

Forum attendees will be able to sign-up for Narcan training that will be held on October 20, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Baker High School large group room.  

Please attend this important forum for the latest information on how heroin and other opiates are affecting our community and what can be done to stop it.
Last updated on 10/11/2016