Orland Township to Host Teen Drug Intervention Workshop

Orland Township to Host Teen Drug Intervention Workshop

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Orland Park, April 1, 2014- Join Orland Township’s Youth and Family Services department on Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Orland Township, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, for the workshop, “What Can I Say to Convince Them to Quit?: Why Families Wait to Intervene on a Substance Abuser.”

This workshop will be presented by David Lee of Intervention Services and Technologies, Inc., and Rev. Jim Swarthout of Rosecrance Health Network.   Offered for families of teens who may be experimenting or in a pattern of use with alcohol or drugs, the intent of this workshop is to educate parents about teens and drug use and offer ideas for support, intervention and treatment.

This workshop is free but registration is required.  To register please call (708)403-4001.

This workshop is sponsored by Supervisor Paul O’Grady and the Board of Trustees in part with Rosecrance Health Network.  For more information, please call Orland Township Health Services at (708)403-4001 or visit rosecrance.org.

About Orland Township

Orland Township (www.orlandtownship.org), established in 1850, is the level of government closest to residents. Its purpose is to educate and coordinate programs and services that will enhance community life and promote activity and overall wellness for residents.

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