Know the Law, Make the Call, Save a Life Cultural Event

Alpha Sigma Tau and Zeta Tau Alpha have worked together to create a 5-Star event in Mason Mizwicki’s memory to save young lives. The event will be on Monday, March 12th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in the University Center 202AB&C. There will also be a follow-up discussion on Tuesday, March 13th at 11:00am in the CLACS lobby in the University Center. There will be pizza for those who attend the follow-up discussion.

Mason was a vibrant 16 year old high school student who passed away after he took prescription drugs that were not prescribed to him, resulting in a life-threatening reaction. His peers were too afraid to make the call that could have saved his life. He was pronounced dead the following morning. Lori Mizwicki, the mother of Mason, will be discussing the heartbreaking story of her family’s tragic loss and how understanding the Good Samaritan Act can help save lives. The Good Samaritan Act exempts people under the age of 21 from being prosecuted for illegally using prescription drugs if a medical emergency is reported. The goal of this event is to educate and generate awareness of the effects of prescription pills by using Mason’s story. Alongside Lori will be Bruce Borkovich, the Director of Public Safety, to help educate students on the Law and help express the options that students have in situations like Mason’s.

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