The Pushback Against Drug Abuse campaign is set to launch with a press conference on Tuesday, May 7th from 1130-1230 at Dudley Tower.
This is the first in a series of four press conferences for the campaign over 2013, with the primary focus of this first one on raising awareness on the scope of the problem of heroin, prescription medications, and other illegal drugs.
Pushback Against Drug Abuse has three goals:
- To raise awareness on the scope of the issue – Illicit drug abuse is a threat to public health and safety
- Ensure adequate resources – Funding for prevention, treatment and enforcement is critical
- Encourage the community to Pushback – We are ALL impacted, and we ALL play a part in the solution (not just law enforcement alone)