Tuesday June 16th: East Boston Fights Opioid Addiction
A Night to Learn, Share, and Strategize for a Healthier East Boston The East Boston community is invited to attend an open conversation about the rise in opioid addiction, overdoses, and other drug use in East Boston. This is an all ages event! Tuesday June 16th 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm EAST BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL 86 White Street, East Boston Refreshments 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
• Child care will be available on site
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Peter Smith, Primary Care Physician, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Hear about causes of addiction, learn to identify the signs that a loved one might be using drugs, and explore treatment options. Be inspired by stories from people recovering from alcohol and drug addiction: local community activist and business owner Joe Ruggiero and parent and Drug Court advocate Debbie Hanscom will share their recovery stories. SPANISH TRANSLATION AVAILABLE This FREE event is brought to you by the Office of State Senator Anthony Petruccelli, City Councilor Sal LaMattina, State Representative Adrian Madaro, and the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center.