Friday, September 16, 2011

Lawmakers held summit on substance abuse

Representative John Mizuno, Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Representative Faye Hanohano and the Hawaii Substance Abuse Coalition today at the Capitol held a legislative summit and panel discussion on substance abuse.

Topics discussed included adolescent substance abuse, prevention, treatment, intervention, and the criminal justice system.

Panelists included Dr. William Haning, Professor of Psychiatry at UH Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine; Janice Bennett, Hawaii Drug Court Administrator; Linda Rich, Executive Director of The Salvation Army Family Treatment Services; Alan Shinn, Executive Director of the Coalition for A Drug Free Hawaii; JoAnn Yukimura, Vice Chair of the Central Drug Prevention on Kauai; and a person recovering from drug addition and their family member.


Anonymous said...

Just a slight correction. It is Dr. Willian Haning of JABSOM.

Georgette said...

Our apologies! I will make the correction.