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Rep. Zeldin Delivers Remarks on International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2017
Press Release

Farmingville, NY - On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) delivered remarks at the International Overdose Awareness Day press conference at Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville. The press conference was hosted by Brookhaven Town Supervisor Edward Romaine and Brookhaven Town Clerk Donna Lent and was attended by several other elected officials, first responders, and other community leaders. During the press conference, Congressman Zeldin spoke about the critical role that education, prevention and rehabilitation have in tackling the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic. Representative Zeldin also spoke about the need to combat illegal drug trafficking. Congressman Zeldin, pictured above, center, delivering his remarks, was a cosponsor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), which passed Congress and was signed into law.