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Posted on: January 25, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Understanding and Preventing Drug Use in the Special Needs Population

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Hingham CARES, SNAP & the Hingham Police are proud to host

Special Needs...

Dr. David Murphy, Mary Savage Dunham Hingham Planning Board Member, Hingham Police Chief Glenn Olsson, Resource Officers and Officer Dan Murphy will explore the dynamic environment that can cause individuals with special needs to have an increased risk of drug use and dependency. 

Dr. David Murphy will explore the causes that may trigger some with ADHD, ASD and social emotion disorders to be more susceptible to drug dependency. Dr. Murphy will also explore ways to educate, empower and prevent those at high risk from using abusive substances. Mary Savage Dunham will provide an update on where Hingham is in respect to legislating non-medical marijuana.

February 1, 2018
7:00-9:00 PM

Hingham Public Library Whiton Room

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