By JERRY WOLFFE
Families Against Narcotics, in partnership with the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities, has launched a county-wide chapter which will offer meetings in six regions spread throughout the county.
Four of the regions will hold their inaugural meetings this month with the theme "Not My Child."
The Alliance and Families Against Narcotics work together to bring awareness of the growing problem of prescription drug and opiate misuse within Oakland County. They also will provide recovery and support resources for individuals and families struggling with addiction.
A copy of a prescription drug misuse toolkit is available online at achcmi.org/solution/.
Upcoming launch dates and locations for the ACHC Oakland County FAN region meetings:
Troy, Royal Oak, Ferndale, Birmingham, Bloomfield, and surrounding cities
Monday, November 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Clawson Community Center
535 N. Main Street in Clawson;
South Lyon, Milford, Wixom, Walled Lake, Commerce, and surrounding cities
Thursday, November 20 from 6:30 p.m. tio 8:30 p.m.
New Hudson United Methodist Church
56730 Grand River Ave. in New Hudson;
Novi, Farmington, Southfield, West Bloomfield, and surrounding cities
Wednesday, December 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Farmington Hills Library
32727 W. 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills;
Oxford, Lake Orion, Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills, and surrounding cities
Thursday, December 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road in Lake Orion;