The Streetsboro Police Department is hosting a community drug awareness event Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon in Council Chambers at City Hall on Route 43.
Attendees will learn about the drug overdose crisis, the addiction process and resources in Portage County. Residents of Portage will also be able to receive a free naloxone overdose response kit through Project DAWN. Naloxone is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug.
Speakers include representatives from the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Portage County, Townhall II, University Hospitals Portage Medical Center, the Portage County Health District and OhioCAN.
The event is free and open to the public.