HOWLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – Howland schools is hosting another ‘Faces of Heroin’ symposium at the high school.
Students in grades 9 through 12 will have the opportunity Tuesday to hear from those who are recovering from addiction and stories from families who have lost a loved one to the epidemic.
The presentation connects the heroin epidemic and its impact on the school the and local community.
“I graduated from Howland High School in 2005. I was a great athlete, and I was just hanging out with the wrong crowd. I tell them it’s the people you choose to hang out with and choices,” said Doug Walker, a recovering addict.
The program begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Howland High School gym. Several speakers are scheduled to address students and organizations will be on hand to offer guidance and information on addiction resources in the Valley.