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Meeting dates for 2019 set

January 2, 2019

The Putnam Wellness Coalition (PWC), focusing on substance abuse prevention, meets the second Friday of most months in Winfield at the EMS Building behind the PCS transportation building from 10:30 a.m. until 12 to 12:30 p.m. Our three main focuses are underage drinking, marijuana, and prescription pill prevention for youth.

The Coalition engages communities within Putnam County in ongoing efforts to eliminate substance abuse by creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment that informs, advocates for and supports youth and adults.

Everyone is welcome to attend. If you want additional information about the meeting or the Putnam Wellness Coalition, please contact Bill O’Dell at billodell@regionalfrn.org or call 304-553-1186.

PWC meeting dates for 2019 are as follows:

• Jan. 11 (second Friday)

• Feb. 15 (third Friday)

• March 8 (second Friday)

• April 12 (second Friday)

• May 10 (second Friday)

• June 21 (third Friday)

• July 12 (second Friday)

Putnam Family Resource Network

The Putnam Family Resource Network (PFRN) meets the second Friday of most months in Winfield at the EMS Building behind the PCS transportation building from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The RFRN works on issues affecting children and families and assists community groups to work together to identify and address local issues.

If you want additional information about the Putnam Family Resource Network or the meeting, please contact Michele Bowles at executivedirector@regionalfrn.org.

PFRN meeting dates for 2019 are as follows:

• Jan. 11 (second Friday)

• Feb. 15 (third Friday)

• March 8 (second Friday)

• April 12 (second Friday)

• May 10 (second Friday)

• June 21 (third Friday)

• July 12 (second Friday)

Other resources

• To get connected with substance abuse treatment and behavioral health services, call or text 1-844-HELP-4WV.

• Putnam County drug tip line 1-304-586-0263

• West Virginia Poison Center 1-800-222-1222

• Problem Gamblers Help Network of WV 1-800-GAMBLER

• Information and Referral — Find the Help You Need — Dial 211.

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