Chasing the Dragon
Life of an Opiate Addict
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
An opioid and prescription drug abuse epidemic is sweeping Colorado and the rest of the nation, impacting all segments of society. To help raise awareness and educate young people about the dangers of addiction, the FBI and DEA have released the documentary Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict, a complilation of heart-wrenching first-person accounts by addicts and family members of addicts about their experiences.
After the film, hear from members of the RX TASK Force and other experts about the toll opioids have taken on people in Colorado.
Brought to you by: FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association – Denver Chapter
and RX TASK FORCE – Opiate Outreach Education for the Yampa Valley.