News Flash

District Attorney

Posted on: March 10, 2014

DA Rice to Address Danger of Heroin Usage Among Young People at Local School Presentation

DA Rice Speaks About Dangers of Heroin Use

MINEOLA, N.Y. – Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice is scheduled to appear at HB Thompson Middle School in Syosset on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. to speak at a presentation of “Not My Child,” a program she created to address the epidemic of heroin addiction and its devastating impact on families and neighborhoods. “It’s heartbreaking to see a parent who has lost a child to heroin abuse talk about how they didn’t know about the warning signs of drug use, or where to go to for help,” DA Rice said. “At this presentation, parents and educators will get the information they need to protect young people from this growing problem.” Not My Child is a presentation that teaches parents about how to look for signs of drug use, and how abuse of heroin and other opiates isn’t just about shooting up with needles – addiction to opiates in pill form is a growing problem among young people in our communities. The presentation will also discuss trends DA Rice’s office is seeing in drug use among young adults in our area. Started in September 2008, Not My Child is designed to help parents and educators spot heroin addiction in its early stages, and gives examples about how they can create partnerships to tackle this deadly disease. HB Thompson Middle School is located at 98 Ann Drive in Syosset. ###

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in District Attorney

ncda shield transparent

Baldwin Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking

Posted on: September 11, 2020
ncda shield transparent

Baldwin Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking

Posted on: September 11, 2020
ncda shield transparent

COVID-related Identity Theft

Posted on: July 16, 2020
ncda shield transparent

COVID-related Identity Theft

Posted on: July 16, 2020
Updated transparent seal

Law Enforcement Notifications

Posted on: December 5, 2019
Updated transparent seal

Law Enforcement Notifications

Posted on: December 5, 2019

www.heroinprevention.com

Posted on: August 6, 2019

www.heroinprevention.com

Posted on: August 6, 2019
IMG_6921

WPIX: Crashing Cars for Education

Posted on: November 8, 2018
IMG_6921

WPIX: Crashing Cars for Education

Posted on: November 8, 2018

News Release Index

Posted on: October 23, 2017
Police Light

Criminal Complaint Unit

Posted on: August 14, 2017
Police Light

Criminal Complaint Unit

Posted on: August 14, 2017
Family

Victims' Services

Posted on: August 14, 2017
Family

Victims' Services

Posted on: August 14, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

Posted on: June 15, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

Posted on: June 15, 2017
2016 Annual Report Cover

NCDA Releases 2016 Annual Report

Posted on: February 24, 2017
2016 Annual Report Cover

NCDA Releases 2016 Annual Report

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Highway Racer Sentenced to Jail

Posted on: March 21, 2014