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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

“Opiates In The Workplace”

CONTACT:      Barbara Burns
PHONE:         (716) 843-5817
FAX:            (716) 551-3051

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. and Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York President Warren Clark will host “Opiates in the Workplace” tomorrow, September 22, 2016. There will be two sessions: 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m.  The program will be held at the WBBZ studios located in the Eastern Hills Mall. Week.
This free program is open to businesses throughout WNY to learn how to recognize the signs of addiction and ways employers can help your employees.
The Department of Justice has designated September 19-23, 2016 as Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week to bring awareness to this epidemic which continues to devastate families across the country and right in our own community.

Updated September 22, 2016