School to host drug abuse summit tonight

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Dayton Christian School will hold an open public summit on Monday, Oct. 23 to educate area parents on prescription drug and heroin abuse.

Jennifer Mason, EMS coordinator with Fort Hamilton Hospital’s opiate task force, will share her experience with a family member’s drug addiction as well as lessons from working in emergency medicine, according to school officials.

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The event will begin at 7 p.m. at Dayton Christian School, 9391 Washington Church Road in Miamisburg. No registration is required.

This will be the first of five summits that DC said it plans to host, with future topics to include media wars, pornography, sex education, and bullying and suicide prevention.

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