Southern Utah State College's annual Substance Abuse Awareness Week will begin Dec. 3 with a mental health care fair and feature speakers and workshops on fighting drug abuse, officials said.

Speakers will include drug enforcement officers and addiction counselors and a panel discussion will be held Dec. 5.Drew Moren, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent in charge for Utah, will discuss the legal aspects of drug abuse Dec. 4.

Dec. 5, Father Leo Booth, author and food and drug abuse counselor, will speak about recovery from drug addiction. Booth will deliver the convocation lecture Dec. 6.