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The Personal Side of Addiction

March 7, 2018
Deborah Parente shares her story of heartbreak and the loss of a son to heroin addiction

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Deborah Parente shares her story of heartbreak and the loss of her only child, her son, to heroin addiction during a presenetation of Chasing the Dragon to a packed auditorium of high school students at Coventry High School. The Chasing the Dragon program, one of several opioid and marijuana awareness programs presented by the United States Attorney's office, brings personal stories of the impact of dug abuse and addiction to high schools and community meetings across the state.

 

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Updated March 8, 2018