Mercyhurst University will host a public forum to discuss the rise of heroin use in Erie County and local efforts in place to address the problem. The event will be held Wednesday, March 25, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. Jack Ogden of the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office and Mary Kay Eisert of the Lake Erie Road Crew will lead the discussion, joined by a panel of local law enforcement, treatment staff and prevention specialists.
The event is sponsored by Mercyhurst Institute for Public Health and Coalition Pathways, Inc. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 824-3671.