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Press Release

Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week Events

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

RALEIGH – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announces events in observance of the National Heroin & Opioid Awareness Week, September 19-23, 2016.

On September 20, 2016, an Executive Session for Law Enforcement will take place to discuss heroin & opioid abuse, distribution, and overdose issues.  All Police Chiefs, Sheriffs, and Federal Law Enforcement Agency heads within the Eastern District of North Carolina are welcome to attend.    

The Opiate crisis we face is not just a crime problem, it is a community public health problem.  In recognition of the importance of citizen input, our office will host a Community Town Hall on September 22, 2016, at the Pullen Park Community Center in Raleigh.  Please join us for this important event.

Updated September 13, 2016