Forums set on heroin, addiction

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with Know the Truth will be hosting two community forums with a focus on heroin use and addiction.

These events are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about heroin and other illegal drugs that are being used in the community. The schedule is:

•Wednesday, July 9, 7-9 p.m. at the Elk River High School Zabee Theatre.

•Wednesday, July 30, 7-9 p.m. at the Becker High School Auditorium.

Both events will consist of a panel discussion and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions of the panel. Members of the Sherburne County Attorney’s Office, Elk River Police Department, Becker Police Department, Big Lake Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be participants on the panel.

These two forums are being sponsored by the Sherburne County Substance Use Prevention Coalition.