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Let’s Talk about…Opioid Addiction Recovery & Family Support

The opioid epidemic is impacting many individuals and families in our community. Join us for a Spring “Let’s Talk” series designed to answer your questions about: Prescription Pain Medication Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose Deaths Treatment and Support Resources Available for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorders Ways to Enhance Mind & Body Wellness to Prevent Opioid Misuse

Come learn about addiction as a brain disease and the various treatment options that are available for opioid use disorder. Key points of family support that are critical for individuals struggling with opioid addiction will be discussed. Don’t miss this opportunity for a training on Naloxone administration (opioid overdose reversal medication). Speakers: Joi Plain, LCSW, CAHS; Gwen Knox, PAL; Trudy Wickham, LDH-OPH; Ricki Davis, CAHS.

April’s Opioid Misuse Prevention Series will also include: Let’s Talk about…Opioid Addiction Recovery & Family Support – 12pm Thursday, April 8 – Virtual Let’s Talk about…Opioids and How to Protect Your Loved Ones – 12pm Thursday, April 15 – Virtual Let’s Talk about…The Truth about Opioids [for Teens] – 3pm Sunday, April 18 – In-Person, Main Library at Goodwood Let’s Talk about…Mind & Body Wellness to Prevent Opioid Misuse – 12pm Thursday, April 29 – Virtual

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