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City hall recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week

Deputy mayor Jamey Logan signed the proclamation about addictions awareness week at city hall on Nov. 18 surrounded by representatives involved in dealing with addiction and drug issues.

The City of Moose Jaw has proclaimed Nov. 21 to 27 as National Addictions Awareness Week.

Deputy mayor Jamey Logan signed the proclamation at city hall on Nov. 18 surrounded by representatives involved in dealing with addiction and drug issues. Those representatives included police Supt. Devon Oleniuk, Gillian Froehlich (SHA Health Promotion), Chad Topp (executive director, Thunder Creek Rehabilitation) and Mary Lee Booth (PR co-ordinator for the crystal meth strategy committee).

The Moose Jaw Crystal Meth Strategy Committee and its community partners have scheduled six events during this week to discuss publicly the issue of addiction. 

Two events take place on Nov. 22, one event takes place on Nov. 23, one event takes place on Nov. 24 and two events occur on Nov. 25. 

Some of the events need pre-registration, some events are free and others have pandemic-related health restrictions to attend. Check the requirements for each event beforehand.