Youth and Drugs Conference

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Attention Educators, Parents and Community Members, save the date for the 2017 Youth and Drugs Conference.

This FREE conference will take place at North High School (140 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA).

Conference Highlights:

  • New marijuana law and it’s impact on youth
  • Current Opioid drugs being used and abused
  • Signs and symptoms of drug addiction
  • Drug identification and current trends
  • Law enforcement perspective on the Opioid Epidemic

Featured Speakers to Include:

  • Co-Author’s of East Side of Addiction, James DiReda and Jack Maroney
  • Students from Rockdale Recovery High School
  • Members of the law enforcement community

For additional information, contact Robert Pezzella, Worcester Public Schools, Director of School Safety at 508.799.3472 or


Sponsored by the Worcester Public Schools Safety Office in collaboration with Rockdale Recovery High School and Co-Authors of East Side of Addiction.

Event Date(s): 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm