The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office of Justice Services (OJS), Division of Drug Enforcement (DDE) will be holding an Opioid/Heroin Awareness community outreach meeting at Grand Casino Hinckley Ballrooms 2 and 3 on July 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. The presentation will include:
Identification and effects of opioids/ heroin drugs
Fentanyl and causes of overdoses
Combating opioids/heroin at the community level
Investigation and prosecution of opioid/heroin drug cases
This community outreach will consist of the OJS Division of Drug Enforcement presenting information on national opioid/heroin trends that may affect the Mille Lacs Reservation. DDE would like to hear from attendees on local opioid/heroin trends, what is currently being done to address drug issues, and what they feel they need to address them.
This seminar should be attended by community members, tribal employees, community stakeholders, and law enforcement staff. Due to the nature of this content, parental discretion is advised. If you have any questions, please contact the BIA Division of Drug Enforcement office at 918-781-4650.