Underage drinking targeted locally

Alyce Jennings, project manager for Ohio’s SafeRx Collaborative, demonstrated use of Deterra pouches at the annual meeting of the Drug & Alcohol Awareness & Prevention of Morrow County coalition on June 20.

MOUNT GILEAD — Reduction was a theme during the annual meeting of the Drug & Alcohol Awareness & Prevention of Morrow County coalition on June 20.

“We’re lowering underage drinking and misuse and abuse of medication in Morrow County,” Ashley Hisey-Buchanan, DAAP coordinator, told the group of 25 agency, law enforcement and other representatives at the Community Services Building.

Lt. Gurjit Grewal, Commander of the Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, saw a positive result this spring.

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