County Community Partners to Host Opioid Overdose Awareness Seminar
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GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. – Clay County Community Partners are hosting a Community Opioid Overdose Awareness Seminar at First Baptist Middleburg on Thursday, October 20.
Everyone is invited to attend the event at 2645 Blanding Blvd., which will raise awareness of opioid overdose issues in Clay County and resources for treatment and recovery.
The networking reception with food will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the seminar from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This seminar will bring together a panel of community experts for a discussion of the effects of opioid use and overdose in Clay County, as well as personal stories of loss and recovery from Clay County residents. Participants will receive real-time data, strategies to reduce opioid access, and resources for treatment and recovery available in the county.
The event moderator is TJ Ward with Project Opioid Jax, and panelists will include Clay County Sheriff’s Office Director Wayne McKinney, Clay County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Glenn East, Superintendent David Broskie of Clay County District Schools and Dr. Jodie A, Director of Pharmacy at Orange Park Hospital. Graves, Pharma. D., HCA Florida.
For more information and to register, visit claycountygov.com/government/news.
Talking about an overdose could save a life. If you know someone struggling with an addiction, there is hope and free help. For more information, visit www.claycountygov.com/community/opioid-substance-addiction-help.
If you cannot attend in person, the seminar will be streamed live on the First Baptist Church Middleburg YouTube page.