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Retired DEA Agent Leads Garfield Discussion Of Drug Crisis

Emilija Gligoroska (prevention specialist/youth coordinator), Katie Lupardi (prevention specialist) and Iman Johnson (GPC coordinator) at a previous function. Photo Credit: Anthony Locicero
Doug Collier Photo Credit: Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office Facebook

GARFIELD, N.J. -- The Garfield Prevention Coalition, an initiative of The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources, and A Program of Children’s Aid and Family Services will host a discussion concerning the current heroin and prescription drug crisis with retired Drug Enforcement Agent Doug Collier. 

The program is from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Garfield High School, 500 Palisade Ave., Garfield. Parents, educators and members of law enforcement are encouraged to attend. The program is free of charge but space is limited.

Pizza and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to 201-740-7083 or e-mail 

The Garfield Prevention Coalition includes school professionals, business owners, youth-serving organizations and concerned community members looking to create positive change within Garfield and support residents and the city in becoming happy, healthy, and drug free. 

The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources provides community- and school-based education programs about alcohol and drug abuse and advocates for responsive prevention and treatment services. The center's offices are in Hackensack and its services are available throughout Bergen County. For more information, please call 201-261-2800 or visit 

Children’s Aid and Family Services is a leading nonprofit human services organization serving northern New Jersey. The agency is fully accredited and has served the community for more than 110 years. Its mission is to preserve, protect, and when needed, provide families. For more information, call 201-261-2800 or visit

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