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Heroin problem will be discussed at Coffee with the Chief

Woodstock Deputy Chief John Lieb will host Coffee with the Chief in August.

The monthly program invites the community to the Woodstock Police Department, 656 Lake Ave., for coffee, conversation, and a new speaker each month.

Rick Atwater, director of behavioral health services at Employee Health Consultants, will talk about McHenry County's heroin issue at the upcoming program, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12.

Atwater will discuss lethality and overdose stats, the difference between heroin and other drugs, habituation and addiction potential, criminal association and lifestyle, treatment options and solutions, and what recovery looks like.

For more information, call 815-338-6787.

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