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Wren: Community Awareness Event on the Opioid Crisis in Chatham

For families with children of all ages and abilities

Wren Memorial Library will host the third in a series of Community Awareness Events addressing the opioid crisis in Chatham County on Monday, June 3, from 6:00-8:00 pm.

"It Started With a Script: Prescription Drug Misuse, Addiction, and the Opioid Crisis", will focus on the current opioid crisis, the science of addiction, and the impact of opioids on Chatham County.

Guest speakers include:

  • Chatham County Sheriff Mike Robeson 
  • Casey Hilliard, Health Policy Analyst, Chatham County Health Department
  • Chatham County residents Julie Cummins and Mary O'Donald
  • Dr. Joe Mancini, retired medical doctor and addiction expert
  • Kyle Smith, Insight Human Services
  • Tammy Kirkman and Ronnie Miller of the Chatham County Sheriff's Department

Community Awareness Events are a series of facilitated and respectful dialogues on serious and difficult topics. They are designed to educate and inform the community and to promote understanding. 

This event is free and open to the public.

For additional information please contact Mike Cowell, Branch Manager for the Wren Memorial Library, at 919-742-2016.

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