West Springfield Public Schools will present a free community forum about alcohol and substance abuse for families of middle school students on May 7 at 6:00 p.m. in the West Springfield High School auditorium. The presentation is titled "notMYkid: Inspiring positive life choices; click on the link to the site for information on the organization. We encourage all families of middle school students to attend this important and informative session. This is a collaborative venture between West Springfield Police Department and the school department. After the presentation, young adults who have experienced substance abuse and are in the process of recovery will share additional information with families.
Click this link to view a timely series on NBC News called "America's Heroin Epidemic" (series aired April 7-9).