NORTH SHORE OPIATE ADDICTION SUMMIT MARCH 14, 2013
Mar 5, 2013Comments Off on NORTH SHORE OPIATE ADDICTION SUMMIT MARCH 14, 2013admin
Thursday, March 14th* Kowloon Restaurant, 948 Broadway (Route 1), Saugus, MA
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Appetizers 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Program
DO YOU OR A LOVED ONE NEED HELP WITH AN OPIATE ADDICTION?
Opiates include (but are not limited to) Oxycontin®, Vicodin®, Percocet®, heroin, morphine and fentanyl.
If so, we invite you to attend this free event where you will have the opportunity to: Learn about addiction and how to recognize and respond to an opiate overdose
Speak with addiction service providers and learn how and where to access recovery resources
Hear personal stories of addiction and recovery
Receive a training on how to administer Narcan (an opiate overdose reversal drug)
*In the event of snow, please check www.RevereCARES.org after 12:00 p.m. on March 14th to determine if the event will be postponed. For questions about the event contact Katie Sugarman at email@example.com or 781-485-6404.
This event is sponsored by the Town of Saugus, the City of Revere, the Town of Winthrop, the City of Chelsea, the Revere CARES Coalition, the Saugus Anti-Drug Coalition, Saugus We Care, Community Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (CASA) of Winthrop, the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery and the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement.
The Revere CARES Coalition strengthens the health of Revere by: Addressing priorities established by community members; utilizing an environmental approach; advocating for evidence-based, culturally competent strategies, programs and services; and increasing connectedness among individuals and organizations. The goal of the coalition is to improve the well-being of Revere’s residents by preventing substance abuse and promoting healthy eating, active living, and healthy relationships.