St. Jude Parish in Chalfont will host an Opioid Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in the church, located at 321 West Butler Avenue, Chalfont.
The two-hour event aims to provide support, education and hope to anyone affected by addiction. A panel of experts will focus on the scope of the crisis, the signs and symptoms of opioid addiction, its neurological, legal and sociological impacts and what individuals can do to address it. Material on local resources that can provide assistance will also be provided.
Speakers include David Fialko, a certified prevention specialist at the Council of Southeast Pa.; Diane Rosati, executive director of the Bucks County Drug and Alcohol Commission; Amy McCrary, a certified recovery specialist; and Bucks County District Attorney Matthew D. Weintraub. The moderator is Robert Whitley.
The forum is free and open to the community, and no registration is required. For more information, call 215-738-8893.
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