MEDIA ADVISORY Joliet Township High Schools to Announce Pilot of Robert Crown Center Heroin Prevention Initiative

October 22

WHEN: 10 a.m., Weds. Oct. 24

WHERE: Little Theatre
Joliet Central High School 
201 E. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 

WHO: Joliet Central High School Principal John Randich 
Joliet Township High School Board President Jeff Pierson
Will County Executive Larry Walsh
Will County State’s Attorney Jim Glasgow
Kathleen Burke, CEO, Robert Crown Center for Health Education 
Joliet Township High School Curriculum Director Diane McDonald

WHAT: School officials will announce the pilot of a heroin prevention initiative that was developed by the Robert Crown Center for Health Education. This pilot is part of Will County HELPS (Heroin Education Leads to Preventative Solutions) that was launched in 2011 by Will County Executive Larry Walsh to fight the growing problem of heroin use and overdoses in the county.