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The Rise and Fall of the Opioid Epidemic

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
The Opioid Epidemic is claiming more American lives every year. In 2016, 64,000 Americans died from drug overdoses, more than number of deaths from motor vehicle accidents and gun deaths combined. Dr. Michael Saxe, an Emergency Physician with 32 years of experience in Connecticut, will explain the history of opioid drugs, the causes and impact of today’s Opioid Epidemic, and what must be done, by healthcare providers and laypeople, to end this deadly crisis.

Details

Date:
October 26, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.youressexlibrary.org/adult-services/adults-featured-events/

Organizer

Essex Library Association
Phone:
860 767-1560
Email:
staff.essexlib@gmail.com
Website:
www.youressexlibrary.org/

Venue

Essex Library Association
33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Phone:
(860) 767-1560
Website:
www.youressexlibrary.org

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