The Prevention Alliance of Greater Prince William with the help of the Food Distribution Network has announced an interactive challenge for high school youth in Prince William County to solve the Case Four Mystery: A Bitter Pill. The first five students to solve the mystery will win back to school supplies for their first virtual semester back to school provided by Prince William Community Services! For those in need, food boxes of perishable and non-perishable items are being donated by the USDA weekly at 2:30pm every Thursday at Grace E. Metz Middle School located at 9950 Wellington Rd, Manassas, VA 20110. Within each foodbox is a clue to help solve the Case Four Mystery!
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International Opioid Awareness Day -August 31, 2020
With International Opioid Awareness Day on August 31, 2020, it is important that our community and even our youth are able to have open discussions regarding the dangers of misusing prescription medication. In Virginia, opioid overdoses have claimed the lives of 1,193 people in 2018. In fact, according to the Overdose Detection Mapping Program, those numbers are climbing significantly going into year 2021 with the number of suspected overdoses in the U.S. experiencing an 18% increase in the past year, as of March 2020.
With increased awareness, education, and response training we can protect our community and save lives right everyday, right here in Prince William County. To learn more about how you can get free medication disposal packs, medication lock boxes, become an opioid overdose emergency responder, or gain access to other resources visit Prince William County Community Services or contact our Behavioral Health and Wellness team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents of Virginia that have concerns about your opioid use, someone you love or just have some questions about opioids can call the Virginia Opioid Helpline at 1-877-674-6437. Our staff can offer individualized resources and referrals to treatment in your area. Consultations are completely confidential and provided at no cost.