Farmingville, NY – On Friday May 7, Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright was joined by Suffolk County Legislators Kara Hahn and Sarah Anker at the Comsewogue High School (CHS) Opioid Awareness Walk. The walk was organized by the students focusing on the Comsewogue Opioids Project to combat the opioid crisis through awareness and education to students and community members. The theme for the Comsewogue Opioids Project is “Be smart, don’t start,” and is focused on strengthening consciousness towards drug prevention in the school. A community coalition of organizations also focusing on youth drug prevention was also present to show their support and provide resources.The organizations that participated in the Opioid Awareness Walk included the Port Jefferson Station Civic Association, the YMCA and the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau, who joined the students to offer services and programs related to drug and substance abuse issues. For more information, visit the Youth Bureau page.
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