McNeill to host town hall meeting on heroin and opioid addiction epidemic

WHITEHALL, Feb. 10 – State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-Lehigh, will host a town hall meeting on the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic that is plaguing the Lehigh Valley. 

The event will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 at Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road, Whitehall in the Large Group Instruction Room.

Joining McNeill will be Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin, Lehigh County Sheriff Joe Hannah and medical professionals from Lehigh Valley Health Network. Parents and students are invited to ask questions and be part of the discussion.

The meeting will focus on how and why children get involved with drug use, how to identify children who are abusing the drugs, and what the community can do to fight back and prevent the use and abuse of such addictive narcotics.

Media coverage is invited.