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January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
Eagle Valley Golf Course

Heroin and Prescription Painkillers: A Forum for Community Action

This FREE event will help schools, healthcare, behavioral health providers, law enforcement, youth serving organizations, parents, community leaders and organizations:

·        Learn about the history, current use and impact of heroin and prescription painkillers on our community

·        Identify resources for opioid use prevention, intervention and referral to treatment

·        Develop a community based action plan for addressing the opioid epidemic

·        Determine effective use of the Heroin and Prescription Painkillers: Toolkit for Community Action as part of the community based action plans

·        Work with others in Washington County to address the needs through mobilizing community efforts

·        Establish groundwork for a local media campaign


Registration is required and space is limited.  Click here to register:



8:30 a.m.             Registration and breakfast (provided)

9:00-12:00          State of the Problem and Toolkit Overview

12:00-12:45        Lunch (provided)

12:45-3:30          Building Strategies and Action Plans for Washington County


Presenters: Mary Planten Krell, CONNECT; Lowell Johnson, Washington Co Dept of Public Health and Environment; and Marty Harding, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation


Panel members: Jon Glader, Forest Lake Police Dept; Tommi Godwin, Washington Co Dept of Public Health and Environment; JB Guiton, Woodbury Police Dept; William Hutton, Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office; Cathy Mackiewicz, Washington Co Dept of Public Health and Environment; Dr. Murray McAllister, Allina Health; and Pete Orput, Washington Co Attorney’s Office


Training approved for continuing education hours by the MN Board of Social Work and NAADAC.

POST Board application is pending.


This event made possible by a generous grant from The Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation and the

Washington County Local Public Health Grant


For questions please contact:

Cathy Mackiewicz

Sr. Community Health Specialist

Washington County Dept of Public Health and Environment

19955 Forest Rd North

Forest Lake, MN 55025

Phone: 651-275-7279

Fax: 651-275-7271



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