*Media Advisory* Sharon Fire Department Invites Community to Attend Presentation on Drug Use

Sharon Fire Department
James Wright, Fire Chief
92 S Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: [email protected]

*Media Advisory* Sharon Fire Department Invites Community to Attend Presentation on Drug Use

SHARON – Chief James Wright and the Sharon Fire Department invite community members to attend a presentation on addiction, drugs, and the opioid crisis sponsored by the Sharon Substance Prevention and Resource Coalition (SSPARC).


Sharon Community Center Ballroom, 219 Massapoag Ave.


Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m.


  • Kevin P. Hill, M.D., M.H.S.
  • Members of SSPARC
  • Local substance resource providers
  • Sharon Rotary Club
  • Sharon Credit Union
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Join SSPARC and event sponsors for a presentation entitled “Alcohol, Marijuana, Opioids, and Your Health” by McLean Hospital Director of Substance Abuse Kevin P. Hill, M.D., M.H.S. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

Pizza and beverages will be served from 6-6:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Click here for event flyer.

For more information, contact SSPARC Co-chair Arlene Goldstein at [email protected].


The Sharon Substance Prevention and Resource Coalition (SSPARC) works to reduce the demand and use of drugs and alcohol by working collaboratively to promote and sustain a healthy community, using evidence-based data to enhance education, encourage prevention and provide access to resources for the Sharon community.

SSPARC actively collaborates with agencies at the state (i.e. State Representative’s office) and regional (i.e. Norfolk County District Attorney’s office) levels. Locally, partnerships encompass a broad range of stakeholders and key constituents, including the Sharon Police Department, Sharon Fire Department, Department of Health, Sharon School support staff and Wellness Department, Sharon Recreation Department, Council on Aging, Sharon Interfaith Clergy Association, individuals in recovery, families affected by addiction, and Sharon residents.