Drug Addiction


The Harrisburg Rotary held their weekly luncheon meeting on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Ponderosa. Stacy Wasson’s guest speaker was Christy Bryant Hughes, HMC Community Awareness Nurse. Hughes taught Kenpo Karate for 25 years and worked at Harrisburg Medical Center for 31 years as a nurse. Hughes is the mother of a drug addicted daughter. Via HMC, Hughes has gone to area schools talking to over 4,000 children grades k-12 3 days a week. Hughes stresses the difference between recreational use and being addicted to drugs. Hughes states a person using drugs has three choices pertaining to drug use: Get clean, go to prison or die. For more info or Hughes to give a presentation, call 618-499-2224 or find her on Facebook. Shown in photo are Rocky Hull and Christy Bryant Hughes.
Photo by James D. Bond, Rotary Publicity, SI Dollar Saver Publisher