Mark Kempker from the Hannibal Police Department speaks before a crowd during an informational assembly about drug overdose

Mark Kempker from the Hannibal Fire Department speaks before a crowd during an informational assembly about drug overdoses organized by Boone County Public Health and Human Services, the Columbia Fire Department and the Columbia Police Department on Tuesday at Hickman High School. The assembly included accounts from police and people who have struggled with or lost family to addiction, as well as information on how to recognize an overdose and how to administer Narcan.

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