UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed until February 7.
Attend a short documentary followed by Q&A discussion with local experts and expand your knowledge on how fentanyl poisoning has impacted North Texas. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and loved ones.
Our discussion starts at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7th at Grapevine High School lecture hall. This event is free and open to the public.
A short 18-minute documentary, titled Fentanyl Factor, highlights the alarming increase of accidental overdose deaths due to the mixing or 'lacing' of fentanyl with other substances such as heroin, cocaine, and counterfeit prescription pills. The documentary also features an interview with a Forensic Scientist inside the lab where real and counterfeit drugs are tested.
Following the film is a Q&A discussion with local experts including:
Keith Brown, Deputy Director of Texoma HIDTA (high intensity drug trafficking area). Keith is a retired DEA Senior Executive and Drug Recognition Expert with 25 + years of experience.
Becky Tinney, LMSW, CPS, Dir. Community Engagement, Recovery Resource Council
Suzanne Seward, certified in Narcan® training and founder of Love Cassidy (foundation for the awareness and prevention for a drug free community)
Film and discussion are appropriate for both parents and teens.
With appreciation to Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, Recovery Resource Council and Documentary Events
Thanks to Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties for producing this documentary.