Registration for Addiction: The Elephant in the Room

| October 18, 2016

In recognition of National Red Ribbon Week, the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family will host the second annual Addiction: The Elephant in the Room kick-off event on the Senate Lawn. Please stand with us on October 24th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pmGovernor Doug Ducey will keynote the event and provide priorities for Arizona in his remarks. Directly following the event at 1:30 pm, the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family will launch the first tour of Hidden in Plain Sight – a mock teen bedroom set up in the Historic Capitol Museum. The purpose of the room is to better educate parents on teen drug use and learn how to prevent or intervene early with their own child. The teen bedroom will remain open for registered participants to tour through October 28th. The bedroom will be hosted by individuals such as Secretary of State Michelle Reagan, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Director of Department of Economic Security Tim Jeffries, along with prevention specialists and other state officials.

    • WHAT: “Now You See Me!” Addiction: the Elephant in the Room, National Red Ribbon Kick-off Event     
    • WHEN: Monday, October 24, 2016 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • WHERE: Arizona State Capitol, Senate Lawn, 1700 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007
    • WHO: Encouraged to attend are parents, youth  and families, law enforcement, corrections, first responders, judicial community, educators, superintendents, principals, universities, colleges, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, health care and treatment providers, coalitions, non-profits and prevention providers.
      • Speakers include
        • Governor Doug Ducey, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Arizona Department of Public Safety Director Colonel Frank Milstead, Maryville Police Commander Sean Connolly, Dr. Troy McJunkin, Arizona Health Services Medical Director Dr. Sara Salek, students, and members of the recovery community.
    • COST:  FREE
    • CONTACT: Free Registration at: SubstanceAbuse.AZ.gov

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