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Prevention and Treatment Providers, Family Support Groups, Medical Professionals to participate in Resource Expo at 2014 Hero Helps Community Summit May 17, 2014

Mon May 12, 2014

More than 40 organizations representing drug treatment providers, family support groups, and the medical community will be part of the resource fair at the 2014 Hero Helps Community Forum on Sat. May 17 at the Romeoville Athletic and Events Center.

"These organizations will offer critical information about recovery options and establishing a support system for those addicted to heroin and other substances," said Paul Lauridsen, co-chairman of the event. "We are fortunate to have a tremendous number of agencies in the region that are dedicated to helping people cope with addiction." 

Participants in this year's event include ABRAXIS Interventions, Achieving Solutions Counseling, Agape Missions, AWARxE/NABP, Breaking Free, Chestnut Health Systems, Community Solutions, D'Amico & Associates Counseling, DuPage County Health Department, Sheriff and County Board, Family Guidance Centers, Foundation for a Drug Free World, Gateway Foundation, GRASP, Hartgrove Behavioral Health Systems, HERO, Hope for Tomorrow, Illinois Dept. of Human Services - DASA, Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery, Jewish Center for Addiction, Lake County State's Attorney's Office, Live 4 Lali and The Addicts Mom, LTM Heroin Awareness & Support Foundation, NAMI DuPage, New Hope Recovery Center, Northshore Secret Heroin Problem, Oakwoods Center, Open Hearts Open Eyes, PATH, Prairie State Legal Services, Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Serenity Family Outreach, Silver Cross Hospital Chemical Dependency Program, Soft Landing Intervention, South Suburban Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues, Stepping Stones, Take a Stand, Tools for Life, VNA Healthcare DuPage County, the Youth Center at Northwestern Community Hospital, Will County Drug Court, and the Will County Community Health Center.

To register for this free summit or for more information, visit the website: www.herohelpsevent.com.

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