Published in the November 4, 2015 edition

WAKEFIELD — On Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Americal Civic Center, the Wakefield Unified Prevention Coalition (WAKE UP) and the Wakefield Police/Elliot Community Human Services CIT program will be hosting an important event.
The event will feature a panel with local and regional experts (including persons with lived experience) and will provide information on the following:
• Understanding Addiction
• Treatment Options
• Post-acute care Support Services (i.e. residential programs)
• Recovery & Maintenance
• Harm Reduction (Narcan training & distribution)
• Family Support
Representatives from the following organizations will be on hand to answer questions: Eliot Community Human Services, Inc., Hallmark Health, Health Innovations: Healthy Streets, Kelly House, Learn to Cope, Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition, Sixteen, Riverside Community Care, Wakefield Police Department and Wake-Up (Wakefield Unified Prevention Coalition) For more information please contact Catherine Dhingra, Town of Wakefield Health Department, at or 339-219-4034.