County to host meet­ing on drug ad­dic­tion

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KAPAA — “Drug Ad­dic­tion 101,” a com­mu­nity meet­ing, will be held at Kapaa Mis­sion­ary Church from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tues­day.

Gina Kaulukukui, pro­gram di­rec­tor for Life’s Bridges Hawaii, will present in­for­ma­tion about ser­vices on how to deal with cri­sis sit­u­a­tions and share up­dated in­for­ma­tion about sui­cide and how it im­pacts the com­mu­nity.

Maile Mur­ray, pre­ven­tion co­or­di­na­tor with Life’s Choices Kauai, will give a pre­sen­ta­tion on “Coali­tion Build­ing.”

The meet­ing pro­vides the com­mu­nity an op­por­tu­nity to share per­sonal ex­pe­ri­ences with oth­ers, while gain­ing in­sight on the is­sue of sub­stance abuse.

The meet­ing is hosted by the Mayor’s Ad­vi­sory Com­mit­tee for Treat­ment and Com­mu­nity In­te­gra­tion. ••• The Gar­den Is­land

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