The Stay on Track Coalition, a program of Challenge of Tarrant County, will host a symposium on opiate misuse and abuse in North Texas on Sept. 22, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Hurst Conference Center.

Speakers from the National Safety Council to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy for the Drug-Free Communities Support Program, as well as local health care and community leaders, will address “When the Prescription Becomes the Problem: A Community Response to the Opiate Epidemic.”

Registration for the one-day symposium is $25 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. To register, go to

Betty Dillard

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Drug addicted people are the one whom we should take a pity, because they are in the pain that kind we can’t even imagine it at all. There are many rehabilitation centers that are specific for the people who are addicted to some kind of drugs. Camps and motivational debate topics uk lectures should be prepared for them as they are also a part of the society.

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