On Tuesday, February 7th, Dr. Brent Thompson, Pharmacy Director from First Light Heath Systems will be presenting information about prescription medication, how to dispose of it properly, and the potential for prescription drug abuse/use by family members, friends, etc. His presentation will take place at First Citizens Bank in their Community Room from 10 a.m. – noon. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports more that more than half the drug overdoses are related to or because of prescription drug abuse/overuse.
Dr. Thompson will address the current national, state, and local trends and discuss what is being done and what can be done to help prevent prescription drug abuse.
Anyone interested in attending is asked to RSVP to Mary Nordenstrom at First Citizens Bank by January 31st by calling (320) 679-3131.