Greetings CUHSD Community,
I am reaching out today to share a timely in-person community event on fentanyl awareness that recently came to my attention being held by Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District. The event will also have a virtual webinar option.
Fentanyl Awareness Event
Thursday, October 20, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Los Gatos High School - Theater
The event being held in Los Gatos will serve as yet another resource in the fight against fentanyl. Parents seeking additional information about the dangers of fentanyl may visit our District’s fentanyl awareness web page.
Please see details of the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District event in excerpts from their press release below:
“The Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District has partnered with the County of Santa Clara’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Project and local law enforcement to bring a Fentanyl Awareness event to the community in order to raise awareness among parents and students of a dangerous epidemic that has made its way into the region. Open to parents and students from throughout the Bay Area, this important event will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Los Gatos High School theater, as well as through a virtual webinar format here.
With opening remarks from Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, panelists will include both medical and law enforcement professionals who will speak on the addiction, treatment, and prevention of fentanyl use. Additionally, parents from the community who have lost a child to fentanyl poisoning will share their stories.
All attendees of this event will receive a Narcan kit, a medication that is used to reverse an opioid/fentanyl overdose, and if administered timely, can prevent a death.”
Robert Bravo, Ed.D.