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Drug Task Force Hosts Educational Program Operation: Street Smart on May 8

Drug Task Force Hosts Educational Program Operation: Street Smart on May 8
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The City of Green Drug Task Force Presents Operation: Street Smart, an adult drug education, on May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Central Administration Building

Green, OH – The City of Green’s Drug Task Force is hosting Operation: Street FlyerSmart, an adult drug educational program for parents, teachers, social workers and others who work with the youth, at the Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd., at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 8.

Created and presented by the Franklin County Sheriff Office, the goal of the program is to educate adults about the current drug trends, terminology, paraphernalia, concealment techniques and physiological effects on youth to help prevent drug abuse. 

Presented in partnership with the Summit County Sheriff Department and Green Local Schools, doors open at 6 p.m. Presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.  Adults only. 

The City of Green, like many communities, has seen a rise in overdoses over the past several years.  In 2016, the City of Green fire division responded to 83 drug overdoses; and 42 and 27 overdoses in 2015 and 2014, respectively.   In 2016, Mayor Neugebauer organized a group of volunteers to create the Green Drug Task Force whose mission is to build a strong and healthy community through education, treatment options and prevention of drug abuse.  Learn more about the Drug Task Force at www.cityofgreen.org/city-without-drugs.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit.    Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio

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