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    Name: Opioid Epidemic Community Forum
    Date: February 2, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Main Library to host community forum about opioid epidemic
    For Immediate Release
    Lisa.Mauch@CincinnatiLibrary.org  Angela.Hursh@CincinnatiLibrary.org
    Jan. 14, 2018. 513-369-6959  513-369-6967

    CINCINNATI — The public is invited to attend the Opioid Epidemic Community Forum program at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Reading Garden Lounge at the Main Library. The panel discussion will focus on how the opioid epidemic is affecting Greater Cincinnati.

    The discussion will be moderated by Terry DeMio, the Cincinnati Enquirer’s heroin reporter. She was one of the staff writers who received a 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for the story “Seven Days of Heroin.”

    Panelists include:
     Craig Davidson, assistant health commissioner for Hamilton County Public Health
     Roxana Hawkins from the Talbert House.
     Newtown Police Chief Tom Synan, member of the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition

    No registration required. For more information, call 513-369-6900 or visit www.CincinnatiLibrary.org.

    ABOUT THE HAMILTON COUNTY HEROIN COALITION The Hamilton County Heroin Coalition provides countywide leadership and solutions to address the heroin and opiate epidemic both immediately and in the long-term. Through collaboration between public health officials, law enforcement, prevention experts and treatment providers, the coalition assists people with the emergency support that they need, as well as working to prevent the spread of drug use in our youth before it begins.

    ABOUT HAMILTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH Hamilton County Public Health educates, serves and protects the community for a healthier future.

    ABOUT THE TALBERT HOUSE Talbert House is a community-wide nonprofit network of services focusing on prevention, assessment, treatment, and reintegration. Services are provided at multiple sites throughout Southwest Ohio for children, adults, and families. Talbert House's mission has two basic purposes: to improve social behavior and enhance personal recovery and growth.
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    Location:
    The Reading Garden Lounge at the Main Library.
    800 Vine Street
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    45202
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.
    at 2:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Angela Hursh
    Fees/Admission:
    Free eventNo registration required. For more information, call 513-369-6900 or visit www.CincinnatiLibrary.org.
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