HOPE Initiative Comes to SPDNA Monthly Meeting

HOPE Initiative

Subject: The HOPE Initiative-United States Attorney, Damon P. Martinez presenting.

SPDNA,

Please mark your calendars for SPDNA’s monthly meeting June 2nd, 2016.

Meeting Place: Greater ABQ Chamber 115 Gold SW Suite #201

Meeting from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Please visit our web site and click on Community Calendar for exact location. 
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The HOPE Initiative was launched in January 2015 by the UNM Health Sciences Center and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in response to the national opioid epidemic that has had a disproportionately devastating impact on New Mexico.  Opioid addiction has taken a toll on public safety, public health and the economic viability of our communities.  Working in partnership with Bernalillo County, DEA, Healing Addiction in our Community (HAC) and other community stakeholders, HOPE’s principal goals are to protect our communities from the dangers associated with heroin and opioid painkillers and reducing the number of opioid-related deaths in New Mexico.
The HOPE Initiative is comprised of five components:  (1) prevention and education; (2) treatment; (3) law enforcement; (4) reentry; and (5) strategic planning.
Learn more about the New Mexico HOPE Initiative at http://www.HopeInitiativeNM.org.

Millions of Americans from coast to coast struggle daily with the negative effects of the nation’s opioid and heroin crisis, but few states are harder hit with overdose deaths than New Mexico.

To tackle this growing crisis, Chancellor Paul B. Roth of UNM’s Health Sciences Center and U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez launched the New Mexico HOPE – Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education –

Confirmed the following presenters: United States Attorney, Damon P. MartinezSmart on Crime Assistant United States Attorney, Shammara H. HendersonDrug Enforcement Administration Special Agent E. Croft

Generation Rx College of Pharmacy Student Nicole Perea

Hope to see you all on June 2nd, 2016.
Meeting Place: Greater ABQ Chamber 115 Gold SW Suite#201
(Only 50 seats available come early)
Parking on SW corner of 2nd & Gold $2.00

Best regards,
RC
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