Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilman Louis Imbroto announced today that the Town will partner with Drug Free Long Island to host a special seminar focusing on the effects of drugs of abuse on the teen brain on Wednesday, December 12th, at Massapequa High School, in the Little Theatre. The seminar, run by guest speaker Dr. Stephen Dewey, of Addiction Educators, LLC will serve as a primer course for parents to learn the hazards and warning signs of addiction, how and why children become addiction, information on the potentially harmful nature of cell phones and vaping, and how to recognize signs and symptoms that can lead to addiction.
Admission to the seminar is free, with pre-registration requested through firstname.lastname@example.org (attendance is still possible even if you do not register). The program will begin at 7:30 pm. All are welcome, even without pre-registration, as this seminar is a means to learn about the hazards and warnings, and the importance of preparation and prevention. For further information, call (516) 203-7486.
About Drug Free LI:
Drug Free Long Island advance through public awareness, education, empowerment and advocacy the transformation of Long Island into drug free environments for the general safety, health and welfare of our children and all the members of our communities. Through the collaborative volunteer efforts of Drug Free LI, volunteers and students in conjunction with local educators, law enforcement and numerous agencies, aim to rid Long Island of heroin, other illegal drugs and drug dealers. Drug Free Long Island supports local legislators, advocating for laws that will protect our children and keep them safe. For more information, please visit Drug Free Long Island at www.drugfreeli.org or call (516) 203-7486.