HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Police, medical professionals and addiction experts are gathering tonight for a public forum on the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

The forum, "What Everyone Should Know," takes place at 6:30 p.m. at Monte Sano United Methodist Church, located at 601 Monte Sano Blvd.

A panel of experts will discuss the scope of the prescription drug abuse problem, why it's happening, the dangers of the epidemic and how it can be addressed.

The forum lasts until 8:30 p.m. and is coordinated by Partnership for a Drug-Free Community.

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