Posts Tagged “Brian Kirk”

Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis

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Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis

Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis Sports figures, community leaders and activists warned Wednesday that heroin and opioid use has reached a crisis stage in suburban Chicagoland and is rising across the country. At a forum organized by the Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD), the National Football Players Fathers Association (NFPFA), Cook County…

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Fire District puzzled by Orland Mayor’s criticism of fighting drug abuse

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Fire District puzzled by Orland Mayor’s criticism of fighting drug abuse

Fire District puzzled by Orland Mayor’s criticism of fighting drug abuse Orland Fire District rebuffs criticism from Orland Park Mayor McLaughlin and urges government agencies to work together to fight rising drug use The Orland Fire Prevention District is puzzled and surprised that Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin would criticize the Fire District for hosting…

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Orland Fire hosts community meeting on increasing Heroin use and substance abuse

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Orland Fire hosts community meeting on increasing Heroin use and substance abuse

Orland Fire hosts community meeting on increasing Heroin use and substance abuse More than 100 parents and their children attended an informational meeting hosted by the Orland Fire Protection District to address the issue of increasing heroin use and substance abuse held Tuesday (July 15, 2014) at the Fire District headquarters on 151st Street. Speakers…

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Orland Fire District to host meeting to help parents respond to growing Heroin threat

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Orland Fire District to host meeting to help parents respond to growing Heroin threat

Orland Fire District to host meeting to help parents respond to growing Heroin threat Like many suburban communities, the Orland Fire Protection District is seeing an increase in heroin use by young people. In response, the OFPD will host a communitywide meeting with parents and their children on July 15 to discuss the problem and…

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