Northeast Guidance Center and Community Network Services is cohosting the annual community Anti-Stigma Forum on Thursday, May 3, 2018 during Mental Health Awareness Month. This year’s topic for discussion is OPIATES: Wonder Drugs in the Wonder Years. Speakers will discuss the impact of the opioid epidemic on children and adolescents, share personal experiences and bring awareness to the national epidemic and ways Michigan is working to reduce overdoses, addiction and deaths. The Anti-Stigma Forum focuses on issues of mental health and the associated stigma.
Audiences invited to attend this free event include parents, grandparents, educators, social workers, high school students, youth groups, church members, pastors, law enforcement, first responders and others who need to know about opioids and why the epidemic is spreading so rapidly in SE Michigan.
Understanding pain and prescription drugs
How does untreated depression contribute to the opioid epidemic?
How can the community help the children & adolescents of Generation Z?
RSVP to email@example.com or call 313.308.1416 by April 30th to reserve your seat.
NOTE: Professionals eligible for CEUs may complete the Prescription Drug Use & Opioid Epidemic online training to receive 0.5 hours at DWMHA Training.
To find treatment resources, call the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) at 1-800-662-HELP.
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