"Opioid Use -- Prevention and Intervention Resources" will be the focus of a panel discussion Tuesday, April 1, in New Milford.

The New Milford Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Council and the town of New Milford will co-host the program from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at John Pettibone School, 2 Pickett District Road.

Explaining current drug trends affecting this region and educating the community on resources available will be the goals.

Representatives from the school district, the New Milford Youth Agency, New Milford Hospital, the Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism and the Housatonic Valley Coalition Against Substance Abuse will comprise the panel.

For more information, call the Youth Agency at 860-354-0047.