Heroin abuse a concern
DeKalb County Board Chairman Jeff Metzger was invited to be part of the Community Leadership Forum on Heroin Prevention on March 7. Congressman Randy Hultgren organized a group to talk about this growing problem. The keynote speaker was Captain Jeffrey Coady, regional administrator for Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services. The moderator was Kathie Jane-Willis, director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy at Roosevelt University. Metzger invited Jane-Willis to DeKalb County to present a workshop to educate the county board and county officials.