On average 500 Montgomery County residents are taken to emergency rooms or the coroner’s office each year after a drug overdose, mostly from abuse of prescription pain killers, heroin or tranquilizes.
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What: Drugs In Our Backyard, a free community event to discuss the opiate epidemic in Montgomery County
When: May 14, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Community Center (formerly Bomberger Center) 1306 E. Fifth Street, Dayton
Speakers include: Alcohol and other drug addiction experts; families affected by overdose; Dayton police; Montgomery County Opiate Task Force; Ohio Attorney General’s Office; Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services and the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.