In lieu of our normal monthly coalition meeting, JPACC is hosting a town hall meeting to discuss heroin and opiates use and abuse in our parish. Our guest speakers will discuss currents trends in usage, fatalities rate, strategies that are being used to curb the increased rates, local treatment options, and prevention efforts in our community.
The Town Hall Meeting will be held, September 3rd, at 9:00 a.m., at the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office, 200 Derbigny Street, Gretna, in the Media Room located on the 1st floor. Parking will be available in the covered garage on Derbigny: bring your parking ticket for validation.
Guest speakers include:
Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich, Jefferson Parish Coroner
Don Petty, Intelligence Deputy Director, Gulf Coast HIDTA
Dr. Angela Alexander, Director of Clinic-based Services, JPHSA
Dr. Ysonde Hobbs, Department of Veterans Affairs