March 12, 2012
The National Inhalant Prevention Coalition, with support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), will hold a press conference to focus on the dangers of inhalant abuse, including helium inhalation, featuring:
Gil Kerlikowske, Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
David Shurtleff, Ph.D., Acting Deputy Director, NIDA, NIH
Harvey Weiss, Executive Director, National Inhalant Prevention Coalition
Brian Dyak, President/CEO and Co-founder, Entertainment Industries Council, Inc.
Loriann and Justin Earp, Eagle Point, Oregon, mother and stepfather of Ashley Long, a 14 year-old girl who died on February 18, 2012, after inhaling helium from a pressurized tank.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
9:30 a.m. EDT
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW