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Friday, November 04, 2016

Opiate Group, Education Officials Look To Bring Prevention Speaker To Schools

OCEAN PINES – The Worcester County Warriors Against Opiate Addiction Education Committee is working with principals and members of the Board of Education to bring a drug prevention speaker to each of the system’s middle and high schools.

The Warriors are currently arranging assembly times for speaker Michael DeLeon, a former drug dealer and homicide witness, to share his views and experiences on bullying, gangs, alcohol and drugs.

DeLeon is the founder of the Steered Straight program and speaks to schools, churches and organizations around the country in an effort to teach individuals the consequences of their actions.

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