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From Prescription to Addiction: The Teen Drug Abuse Crisis

Thank you to all the healthcare professionals, community members and generous supporters who joined us for “Prescription to Addiction,” an eye-opening educational presentation on the prescription drug abuse crisis endangering today’s teens. Guest speaker Annette Santamaria, PhD, MPH, DABT, a board-certified toxicologist, offered lifesaving insight into the causes of teen addiction, behaviors to watch for, prevention tips, and the risks of untreated addiction, including dependence on more dangerous drugs like heroin, and potential overdose.

All proceeds benefitted the teens at the Center for Success and Independence. For a copy of Dr. Santamaria’s “Prescription to Addiction” presentation, contact Karen Baker.