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Hanley Foundation Seeks Help Preparing Narcan Kits

The medication can be used to reverse an opioid overdose quickly.

The Hanley Foundation is responding to the ongoing opioid crisis by raising awareness and taking action to save lives in Palm Beach County. To commemorate National Fentanyl Awareness Day on May 7, the Hanley team is organizing an event where community members are invited to help prepare Narcan kits that will be distributed throughout the county. The event will occur from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hanley Resource Center at 933 45th St. in West Palm Beach.

Fentanyl has become a significant cause of the opioid epidemic in the U.S., leading to over 70,000 overdose deaths in 2023. Narcan, a medication that quickly reverses opioid overdose, is being used to help with the crisis. Hanley aims to empower people to offer assistance in overdose situations and potentially save lives by providing them with these kits.

“National Fentanyl Awareness Day is the perfect time to shed light on this urgent public health crisis and take tangible steps toward saving lives,” Dr. Rachel Docekal says, CEO of the Hanley Foundation, which provides substance use prevention and education programs. “We’re honored to partner with our Palm Beach County neighbors on this critical initiative.”

The objective of the event is to assemble 300 kits for distribution across the county. In addition, the event will feature Narcan training sessions, and attendees will be provided with a complimentary light lunch. For more information, visit here. Space is limited and registration is required. RSVP at Hanleyfoundation.org/events/national-fentanyl-awareness-day/

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.