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Trooper Dymond, Tri-Valley Alumni, to Speak on Opioid Crisis Wednesday, Dec. 11

New York State Police Trooper Tim Dymond, a graduate of Tri-Valley Secondary School, will bring his anti-Opioid message to his alma mater 7 p.m. Wednesday,  Dec. 11.

Throughout the United States, opioid addiction rates and related deaths have risen significantly. In the United States, approximately 145 people per day die from opioid overdose.

Heroin and opiates are now the leading cause of accidental death in New York State, outnumbering homicides. In all, approximately 1.4 million New Yorkers suffer from a substance abuse disorder.

Trooper Dymond's Dec. 11 presentation will be held in the Bernstein Theater. It is free and open to all parents, teachers, and community members and refreshments will be served.

 

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