Opioid Crisis Panel Discussion
- Date: 01/18/2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
- Location: Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center
1823 Church St.
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Experts from the City of Evanston's Police, Fire and Health and Human Services Departments will join PEER Services and NorthShore University HealthSystem for a panel discussion on opioid prevention, treatment and outreach hosted by the Evanston Substance Abuse Prevention (ESAP) Coalition.
The discussion will take place on Thursday, January 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, 1823 Church St., in Evanston. All are invited to attend. Discussion topics will include prescription drug misuse, the scope of the opioid crisis, substance use disorder treatment, medication-assisted treatment, the importance of partnerships and collaborations, safe prescription drug disposal, use of the overdose reversal drug naloxone (Narcan), and the City's Opioid Response Group.