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Compating the Opioid Crisis

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Local churches will be hosting an event about the opioid crisis and Narcan. This   crisis has swept across our nation and left many broken families and deaths in its wake. More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, including   illicit drugs and prescription opioids—a 2-fold increase in a decade. Guest speaker Nicole Browning with NCADA will help people understand substance abuse         disorders related to opioids, from pills to heroin. A discussion on Narcan, (naloxone) a prescription medicine that blocks the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose will be presented. This will be an event for all ages and backgrounds, everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

WHEN: Tuesday October 2, 2018

TIME: 5:00 pm

WHERE: First Baptist Church of Ste. Genevieve

101 Basler Drive

Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670

 

Sponsored by:

First Baptist Church of Ste Genevieve

Hope Church

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

First Presbyterian Church

Good News Community Church

Ste Genevieve Catholic Church

Ste Genevieve Mayor, Paul Hassler

Laborers Local 830

Ste Genevieve County Health Department