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Chasing the Dragon - Opioid Awareness Community Event

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City National Grove of Anaheim

2200 East Katella Avenue

Anaheim, CA 92806

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According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, every day, more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, and many others. (EPIC Recovery Center)

Orange County drug and alcohol deaths have skyrocketed 82 percent since the milennium and hospitalizations cost more than $100 million a year, according to a major new OC Health Care Agency report. During 2013-2015, the county averaged about 5,500 drug and alcohol hospitalizations each year, and 700 deaths annually from substance abuse. (OC Register)


Please join OCREP and the City of Anaheim Mayor Tait's Drug Free Anaheim for a free screening of the FBI's documentary "Chasing the Dragon" followed by a discussion regarding the Opioid epidemic here in Orange County on Wednesday, October 18th from 3pm-6pm at the City National Grove of Anaheim.

Speakers include Mayor Tom Tait of Anaheim, OCREP, executive staff from the FBI and members of the treatment community.

Please join public officials, the treatment community, service providers, law enforcement, educators and general community for this important discussion.

**Donations are being accepted in lieu of ticket fees in order to help support the cost of the event. Suggested donation is $10.**



OCREP is currently seeking sponsorship for this event. For more information, please contact OCREP at info@ocreentry.com

Please note this event is not endorsed by the FBI and any sponsorship/involvement directly supports this cause and not political or law enforcement endeavors.

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