Making an impact

Courtesy photo Rebecca Baker gives a presentation on behalf of the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse during Friday morning’s Kindred Coffee Hour.
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Special to the Herald
Staff Writer

Education is the main focus for the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, according to a presentation by Rebecca Baker during Friday morning’s Kindred Coffee Hour.
“It’s not a secret that the opioid crisis is growing across the nation. One of the best ways to stop this crisis is to get communities educated, empower the youth to take a stand against peer pressure by highlighting the importance of proper medication disposal,” Amanda Duforat, SMMC Marketing Mgr., said.

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