Join Benjamin B. Tucker from the Office of National Drug Control Policy as he talks about youth prescription drug abuse in Charlestown
A Charlestown conversation about youth and prescription drugsDate: 07/31/2013 - 07/31/2013
Parents, residents in recovery, educators, law enforcement, MGH physicians, and probation officials will conduct a roundtable discussion with Benjamin B. Tucker, Deputy Director of State, Local, and Tribal Affairs for the Office of National Drug Control Policy. The will discuss the availability, dangers and abuse of prescription drugs in their negihborhood. At 4 p.m., Deputy director Tucker will meet with the Youth Group from the Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition. These teens created the "Turn It Around" social marketing campaign now appearing in Charlestown.