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
Let’s Talk about…Opioid Addiction Recovery & Family Support
12-1pm Thursday, April 8
For individuals & families impacted by opioids and professionals in the field of addiction treatment & recovery
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.
Register for this FREE virtual event on this webpage or call 225-231-3750 for assistance.
A display table will be set up in the lobby of the library on 2-5pm Sunday, April 18, that will include free educational materials, referral resources, Deterra medication disposal bags, Narcan kits (opioid overdose reversal medication), and promotional items.