A Community Conversation on Facing the Opioid Epidemic

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/22/2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location
Grand Rapids Public Library - Main Branch

Categories

Website
www.grpl.org/grreads/book4/


Recently declared a national public health emergency, opioid-related deaths kill more people in Michigan than car accidents or firearms. Local responses range from providing police with tools that counteract overdoses to opening safe injection sites. Join the library, along with Dirt City Sanctuary, the Kent County Opioid Task Force, and The Red Project for an important community conversation. Learn how the opioid epidemic has taken shape locally and how we can work to tackle the growing epidemic in our community.