Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Prescription Drug Abuse Presentation
Free to Public at City & County Building
Award winning Happy Valley Director, Ron Williams

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series
A monthly presentation on substance abuse issues that affect our community

Date: Friday, June 13th, 2008
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 326, Salt Lake City and County Building (451 S. State St.)

Topic: Prescription Drug Abuse: Happy Valley Project
In 2006, according to the Utah Department of Health, more Utahns died from prescription pain medication overdoses than in auto accidents or illegal drug overdoses. Utah leads the nation in prescription drug abuse. Learn seven safety tips from the Utah Department of Health and see real life stories from the movie “Happy Valley.” Learn health and wellness tips, and discuss community norms surrounding prescription drug use and abuse.

Guest Speaker: Ron Williams
Born and raised in Southern California, Ron learned his greatest lessons in life playing sports. These lessons continue to contribute to Ron’s passion for life, music, and especially humanity. Today, he is a successful lecturer and advocate for health and personal development. He is committed to a philosophy of using his time, talent and resources to making a difference in the world, one person at a time. Williams has successfully led multi-million dollar corporations with his unique talent for creatively bringing intangible concepts to life. He is currently CEO and Chairman of ForeverGreen, an international, publicly-traded organic wellness company. He is also an award-winning filmmaker, author, and music writer/producer.

For more information contact: Abbie Vianes, Tel: (801) 535-7936 Email:

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