Monday, June 20, 2011

Roberta Helming: Drugs are real danger to our kids, community

Norwich Bulletin (Norwich, CT) June 16, 2011

"It must have come as a real eye opener for Colchester parents when a Drug Enforcement Administration agent told them recently that drugs such as heroin and oxycontin are 'easily available' in small towns throughout Eastern Connecticut — even Colchester.
Eric Ebrus, a DEA agent assigned to the state police, revealed that little secret during a forum on teen drinking and drug abuse sponsored by the town, the schools and United Community and Family Services. But he could have been speaking to parents in any community.
The problem exists in every town. It knows no boundaries between poor towns or affluent cities. It has no racial, age, gender or class preferences." Read More

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