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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 20, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY – PRESS CONFERENCE

Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.

Cinemark Alliance Town Center

9228 Sage Meadow Trail

Fort Worth, Texas

John Parker, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas

Calvin Bond, Assistant Special Agent in Charge DEA Dallas

Jennifer Gilley, Executive Director at Challenge of Tarrant County

During October 2016, proclaimed National Youth Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder Prevention Month, by President Obama, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas, DEA Dallas, and Challenge of Tarrant County are joining together to announce their combined and continued efforts in raising awareness of the dangers of prescription painkillers, including:

  • As an introduction, U.S. Attorney John Parker’s Public Service Announcement (PSA) on the dangers of opioid abuse will be shown.  Cinemark Theatre at Alliance Town Center will show the PSA prior to each feature film during the upcoming month.
  • DEA’s National Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 22, 2016

For logistical information, please contact Cynthia Velazquez, program director for Stay on Track Challenge of Tarrant County at Cynthia@tcchallenge.org

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Updated October 20, 2016