Heroin & Prescription Painkillers town hall presented by Prestera

at St. Mary’s Conf. Center on  April 4th  from 6:30-8 PM

Please join Prestera Center and Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership for a community dialogue on the heroin crisis in our region. Be a part of the community-wide action plan to fight heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.

3 CEU’s available for SW, RN, Addiction and Recovery. CEU’s are currently in the process to be secured for LPC and EMS as well.

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Prestera will be presenting “Heroin and Prescription Painkillers,” a 20 minute video produced by Hazelden Publishing. Listen to experts and first hand stories from people in recovery from addiction to opioids. This video is appropriate for all audiences.

We will be discussing with local experts:

• What’s Working
• What’s Missing
• Where Do We Go From Here

Panelists Include:

Karen Yost – CEO Prestera Center

Dr. Kevin Yingling – Marshall Universtiy School of Pharmacy

Chris Dean – Cabell/Wayne Day Report Center

Chief Joe Ciccarelli – Huntington Police Department

Tim Hazelett – Cabell Huntington Health Department

Dr. Chafin – Director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Steve Burton – Help4WV

Special Guests:  Certified Peer Recovery Coaches


Submitted by : Michelle Perdue, Director of CCSAPP

Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership

United Way of the River Cities

820 Madison Avenue

Huntington, WV 25704

tel 304.523.8929 x 110

fax 304.523.9811




Heroin & Prescription Painkillers town hall April 4th