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Rep. Dempsey to Participate in Georgia Council on Substance Abuse’s Virtual Recovery Town Hall on Ad

Updated: Mar 17

ATLANTA – State Representative Katie Dempsey (R-Rome) will participate in a virtual recovery town hall meeting, sponsored by the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, Thursday, September 17, 2020, from 6 – 7 p.m. To join this Zoom meeting, please click here. The meeting ID is 695 949 293.

The virtual town hall will address addiction and recovery in Georgia, and participants will have the opportunity to ask panelists questions. The panelists will include Neil Campbell, MS, executive director of Georgia Council on Substance Abuse; Catherine Lovvorn, executive director of Living Proof Recovery Community Organization; Keri Siebrasse, MARR Addiction Treatment Centers; and Robin Williamson Elliott and Laurie Fugitt, Georgia Overdose Prevention. This virtual town hall meeting is one of several Georgia Council on Substance Abuse events happening during “National Recovery Month 2020,” which is commonly recognized each September.

“I want to encourage Georgians to please join me as I partner with the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse for this very important discussion,” said Rep. Dempsey. “Addiction is prevalent in our state, but, ‘Recovery is Real,’ and it is achievable for anyone suffering from this terrible disease.”

For more information about the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, please click here, and for more information about the council’s events for “National Recovery Month 2020,” please click here.

WHO: Rep. Katie Dempsey (R-Rome) WHAT: Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Addiction and Recovery WHEN: Thursday, September 17, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. WHERE: https://zoom.us/join Meeting ID: 695 949 293

Representative Katie Dempsey represents the citizens of District 13, which includes portions of Floyd County. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2006 and currently serves as Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Human Resources. She also serves on the Economic Development & Tourism, Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications, Health & Human Services, Higher Education, Rules and Transportation committees.

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