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The Bladen County Substance Abuse Task Force will meet today to work on its strategic plan. Anyone interested in joining the fight against substance abuse is invited to attend the Bladen County Substance Abuse Task Force. The meeting will be held today, Tuesday, September 8th, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., at Bladen Community College in the auditorium.

The task force has created a strategic action plan to help raise awareness, network, and prevent substance abuse.

Dr. Gantz said, “We are very excited to meet once again and resume our important work of implementing the recommendations from the strategic action plan.”

Last month, Dr. Gantz released a newsletter with information about elderly mental health and substance abuse issues. Ready the newsletter here: September 2020 newsletter

The agenda for today’s meeting is below:

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

2:00 pm

 ITEM 1.          Welcome and Opening Remarks                                Charles Peterson

 

ITEM 2.          Invocation                                                                   TBD

 

ITEM 3.          Introduction of Attendees

 

ITEM 4.          Task Force Updates                                                     Cathy Gantz

 

ITEM 5.          A. SAMHSA Rural Emergency Medical                    David Howell

Services Training Grant

  1. Drug Intervention

 

ITEM 6.          Subgroup Updates: (Please provide a brief or no overview)

  1. Schools              Charles Peterson
  2. Law Enforcement/Judicial Sondra Guyton
  3. Self Help/Support Groups Cathy Gantz
  4. ABC Board/Education Meredith DuBose
  5. Faith-based David Foster
  6. Consolidated Health Terri Duncan

 

ITEM 7.          Eastpointe Grant                                                         Charles Peterson

 

ITEM 7.          Other

 

ITEM 8.          Closing Prayer

 

Adjourn

                 Next Meeting November 10, 2020

 

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