Community Forum on Opiate addiction being held Wednesday April 20th

The community is invited to join Oneida County Heroin/Opiate Task Force, and all of its partner agencies for a Prescription Drug Forum on Wednesday April 20th at 6:30 PM at MVCC’s Utica Campus, Payne Hall 102 (PH102). The Forum begins at 6:00PM with the opportunity to visit with community agencies and treatment providers, then at 6:30 the Forum begins!  County Executive, Anthony J. Picente, Jr. will set the stage for the event.  Speakers include treatment professionals, government representatives, and pharmacists. The Forum will run until 8:00pm.


Participants will come away with new found knowledge about:

  • Media messaging and how it impacts the way we think about prescription medications;
  • Trends and safety precautions around prescription medications, as well as new information about electronic prescribing;
  • How to become the best advocate for yourself and your loved ones;
  • And Prescription Take Back Days; safe disposal of medications.

You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions and get immediate answers from those in the know.

Community partner agencies are invited to have a booth at the event.  To do so, please call or email Judith H. Reilly, Services Director for CFLR, Inc. at 315.768.2641 or by Friday, April 15. Thank you!


There’s no cost to participate, so please don’t miss out!


Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc. is proud to be the area’s leading expert for advocacy, prevention, counseling, and training. As a community partner, it is important to us that we continue spreading the message of help and hope to our area and with those whom we work.


Posted by Ambi Daniel