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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

U.S. Attorney’s Office to Host September 20th Event for National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week

In recognition of National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week (September 19-23, 2016), the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of South Dakota is hosting a screening of the film, “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict,” to be followed by a panel discussion, at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.  The event will be held at Augustana University’s Kresge Recital Hall, located at 2120 S. Grange Avenue in Sioux Falls.

The film runs for approximately 60 minutes.  The panel will feature Ron Deist, Resident Agent in Charge of the Sioux Falls Drug Enforcement Administration field office, an individual in recovery from opiate addiction, as well as staff from Face It TOGETHER and Keystone Treatment Center. 

The event is free and open to the public.  For further information and resources, visit DEA’s  website: https://getsmartaboutdrugs.com  

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Updated September 14, 2016