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The FBI and DEA will be on campus to talk about heroin addiction

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Loyola will show its support of National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week next week through a free screening of the FBI and DEA produced documentary “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict” Monday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.

Following the screening, a panel featuring U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite, Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Jeffery Rouse, representatives from the FBI and DEA, and a family member who lost a loved one from an overdose will discuss the cycle of addiction and explore what can be done to help reverse the cycle.

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India Yarborough, Senior Staff Writer
India is a senior mass communication major, sociology minor from Columbus, Mississippi. She has served as news editor and a contributing writer for The Maroon and will spend her final fall semester at Loyola as the paper’s senior staff writer. She is actively involved in Theta Phi Alpha Fraternity, the University Honors Association, and Omicron...
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  1. Sarah-Anne Smurlick on September 17th, 2016 4:45 pm

    I hope the event is well attended, however I fear it won’t be, unless perhaps some professors offer bonus marks for their students who do attend.

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