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Discussion Planned on Opioids in Workplace

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care plans to host a presentation on opioids in the workplace. The event is designed to inform local business owners and human resource executives about the challenges associated with employees who may be dealing with addiction to opioids or other substances. The event will take place Thursday, May 17, from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., at the Masonic Conference Center—Patton Campus, 1244 Bainbridge Road, Elizabethtown.

Speakers Include Jack Sodak, Director of Outpatient, Services, Retreat; Honorable Judge David Ashworth, Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas; Jennifer Craighead Esq., Barley Snyder Attorneys at Law; and Scott Theurer of T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services.

There is no charge for the event, but space is limited, and reservations are necessary by Friday, May 11. Reservations can be sent to

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care is committed to improving the lives of children, youth, and families in the Elizabethtown area. Using research- based programs, initiatives, and strategies, the organization guides and encourages youth in making positive choices about alcohol, drugs, and other high-risk behaviors. EACTC partners with the schools, parents, churches and businesses to make positive changes in the community.

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