The Bismarck Police Department has announced that they will hold a news conference on Tuesday, June 28th, to discuss the growing use of heroin and fentanyl in the Bismarck area.

The conference will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Classroom #1 at the Bismarck Police Department, located at 700 South 9th Street.

According to a post on Facebook, the Bismarck area has seen three suspected heroin overdoses in recent weeks and one suspected overdose death:

Speakers from both the Bismarck Police Department and the Heartview Foundation will be on hand to discuss the dangers of heroin and fentanyl and options for those seeking treatment.

If you can't make the event, the Bismarck Police Department will live stream it on social media.

Bismarck isn't the only city in North Dakota battling heroin addiction and overdoses. There have been multiple incidents in the city of Fargo in recent years.

For more information, visit the Bismarck Police Department's website HERE.

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