The City of Green’s Drug Task Force is Hosting a Opiate/Heroin Crisis Public Officials Forum on Wednesday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Green High School
Green, OH – The City of Green’s Drug Task Force is hosting an Opiate/Heroin Crisis Public Officials Forum on Wednesday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Green High School Administration, 1474 Boettler Road. The forum includes Mayor Gerard Neugebauer; Judge Todd McKenney, Barberton Drug Court; Jerry Craig, Executive Director, Summit County ADM Board; Steve Barry, Summit County Sheriff; and a representative from Governor Kasich’s Office. Each official will share what is being done at the local or state level about the opiate epidemic followed by a question and answer session from the audience.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Area agencies and organizations offering support and assistance to those impacted by drug abuse will be on hand with information. Forum begins at 6:30 p.m.
The City of Green, like many communities, has seen a rise in overdoses over the past several years. In 2017, the City of Green Fire Division responded to 60 drug overdoses, down from 83 drug overdoses in 2016. Year to date, Green Fire has responded to four overdoses in Green.
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