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U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Washington
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington

Featured presenters at the Summit included Michael Botticelli, Director, ONDCP,
and Penny LeGate, parent and former KIRO-TV reporter

Held on February 10, 2015 at the University of Washington, this summit brought together the various communities that combat heroin and prescription opioid overdoses to exchange information and find more effective ways to:

Featured speakers included Michael Botticelli, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and former KIRO-TV reporter and Evening Magazine host Penny LeGate, who offered "A Parent's Perspective," describing the death of her teenage daughter, Marah Williams, from an opioid overdose in 2012.

Media coverage: Seattle PI, KPLU, KIRO TV. See more of Penny LeGate's story in Seattle Times (2012) and Documentary about Marah Williams (2012)

More: View the agenda | Presentation slides and related resources

Also: Eastern Washington Summit, held at Central Washington University on May 5, 2015. Details

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