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  • Lisa Tuttle welcomes guests to ‚ÄúThe Value of Creative Expression‚ÄĚ
  • Panel discusses including people with developmental disabilities into arts programs
  • Fulton County Commissioner Natalie Hall (District 4) greets the crowd
  • LaTrina R. Foster, Director, Fulton County Dept. of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities
  • Dr. Kate Brady, Deputy Director, Georgia Governor‚Äôs Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Channing Doug Bridges shares his arts participation
  • Audience members question panelists
  • Todd Long, Fulton County Chief Operating Officer Speaks
  • Reception followed the panel discussion
  • A packed crowd attended the event
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"CHASING THE DRAGON" FILM DOCUMENTARY DELIVERS SOBERING MESSAGE ABOUT OPIOID ADDICTION & ITS DEVASTATING EFFECTS ON FAMILIES          

Opioid Film LaTrina 2019  

ABOVE: Dr. Patrick O'Neal, Interim District Health Director at the Fulton County Board of Health & LaTrina Foster, Director of the   Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (BHDD)  

Both Dr. Patrick O'Neal and LaTrina Foster were on hand to discuss the role of public health and behavioral health and addiction services at the film premier of "Chasing The Dragon", a captivating and jarring documentary film about the devastating effects of opioid addiction, its impact on families, and the lives of a group of people who were struggling to overcome their addiction.   The film was produced by the FBI and targets high school students.   The film premier was held at the Alpharetta Branch Library.              

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