Chasing the Dragon

Date: February 25, 2019

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Performance Arts Center NPAC

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Opioid addiction is becoming an epidemic in America. Come join us on February 25th  for the film Chasing the Dragon followed by a panel discussion on opioid use, abuse and how prescription medications are creating opioid addicts.

Sponsored by National Society of Leadership and Success, Bexar County Opioid Task Force,  & NLC Public Services Institute  

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Bios for Panel Speakers for Chasing the Dragon

Dr. Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, PNP-BC, IBCLC:  Dr. Cleveland is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Systems at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. 

The Honorable Ernie Lewis Glenn, J.D.:  The Honorable Ernie Glenn is the presiding judge of the Bexar County Adult Felony Drug Court, Reentry Court, and Dual Diagnosis Court. 

T.J. Mayes, J.D.:  Mr. Mayes is a public health advocate and attorney at Phipps Deacon Purnell, PLLC.  He is currently the Chair of the Bexar County Opioid Taskforce and a board member of the San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness (SACADA). 

Dr. Allen Castro, Ph.D., M.P.Aff:  Dr. Castro is currently the founding Substance Abuse Program Manager for Bexar County Commissioners Court. 

Elizabeth M. Young, MA-LPC-S currently serves as the team leader of the Infant Mental Health/Case Manager Department at Easter Seals Early Childhood Intervention Program in San Antonio.