Heroin Awareness Forum at Du Quoin High School Nov. 2 | News
DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) - The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Illinois and the Perry County Sheriff's Department will hold a Heroin Awareness Forum at Du Quoin High School on November 2.
The forum will be at 1:45 p.m. and panel members will include:
- Stephen R. Wigginton - U.S. Attorney Southern District of Illinois
- Mike Shah - Drug Enforcement Administration Analyst
- Gary Kelly - Superintendent
- Matt Hickem - Principal
- Keith Kellerman - Sheriff
- Mike Ward - Police Chief
- David Stanton - States Attorney
- Paul Searby - Coroner
- John Rednour - Mayor
Organizers say the audience will hear powerful stories from two mothers who lost their child to a heroin overdose. In addition, the audience will see the personal cost and the impact to the community by the explosion in heroin availability and use.
A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
The high school is located at 500 East South Street.
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