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Speakers share stories at Overdose Awareness Day

Speakers share stories of woe and also success during Overdose Awareness Day Austin American-Statesman 29 Aug 2023 By Brad Stutzman Round Rock Leader contributing writer Donna Connell lost her son. Jim Jackson lost a brother and cousin. Twice, Mark Kinzly nearly lost his own life. The three were among the speakers who related devastating and intensely personal stories about drug abuse...

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Overdose Awareness Day brings topic to forefront

Connell: Overdose Awareness Day brings topic to forefront by Donna Connell Special to the Leader, Pflag 1:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 Local News On Saturday, Life Steps Council on Alcohol and Drugs will be host to the first ever Overdose Awareness Day in Williamson County. The event will take place at Prete Plaza in downtown Round Rock. There will be various speakers, including...

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Expert tells dangers of synthetic pot

Hospitals across the country are dealing with a rash of illnesses related to synthetic marijuana, known as K2. In April, New York City alone saw more than 120 emergency cases in a single week. Mississippi and Alabama experienced similar numbers. It appears the trend has made its way to Travis County. As of Monday, more than 145 people have landed in local hospitals since May 29 in Travis County...

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DWI Kills: Be Sober on Wheels

 [Georgetown, Texas]—The holiday season is here. As Williamson County residents prepare for festivities with family and friends, LifeSteps’ Council on Alcohol & Drugs and the Georgetown Police Department want to remind all drivers that it’s dangerous to drive after drinking. LifeSteps’ Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and the police department have launched a DWI Kills: Be Sober...

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