DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Delray Beach Police) — The Delray Beach Drug Task Force is proud to host a Twitter chat along with the Delray Beach Police Department and the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 13 at 12:00pm. The topic of #DelrayBeachChat is Debunking The Myths and Reducing The Stigma of Addiction Recovery.
The #DelrayBeachChat Twitter chat will provide a platform for these organizations to address the public’s concern and reduce the stigma surrounding addiction recovery in Delray Beach. The chat will also serve as an opportunity to announce some of the initiatives the Delray Beach Drug Task Force and the Delray Beach Police Department, along with other organizations, are putting in place to address the addiction recovery issues facing our community.
“This Twitter chat is a great opportunity for the community to ask questions that may address any fears, provide accurate facts, and to learn how the Task Force, the Delray Beach Police Department, and the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce are working together. This inaugural Twitter chat is a great way to provide education to the community and engage in building community-wide relationships. We hope it will be the first of many conversations on social media.” – Suzanne Spencer, Executive Director of the Delray Beach Drug online casino Task Force.
“The recovery community, including recovering users and sober home operators, have specific needs and attributes that when joined together with law enforcement will certainly help to make Delray Beach shine both locally and nationally. Joining together in regular dialogue will help all of us remove the unscrupulous players and allow local businesses to employ and empower those who are successful in their journey back to sobriety. The Delray Beach Police Department is excited to join with the Delray Beach Drug Task Force and the recovery community in sharing thoughts, opinions, and ideas to allow all of us to better serve the residents and business owners in Delray Beach,” said Jeff Goldman, Delray Beach Police Chief.
“The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce is delighted to co-host this Twitter chat with the Delray Beach Police Department and the Delray Beach Drug Task Force to ensure that the business community is part of the effort of ensuring a safe community for residents and visitors alike.” – Todd L’Herrou, Vice President of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.
The Delray Beach Drug Task Force is comprised of local addiction professionals and thought leaders who influence and lead substance abuse treatment protocols and initiatives in our community. The task force has been working with local government agencies for more than 20 years to maintain a network and forum to discuss, advocate, and influence issues with regards to public safety, prevention, and rehabilitation.