Addressing Opioid Misuse Presentation

Date: January 23, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Nathan Hale Ray High School
Description: While opioid misuse has been a problem for years, the number of people impacted has steadily increased, and opioid misuse is now the No. 1 cause of death in Americans under the age of 50.

John Moyher, Middlesex Health’s Pharmacy clinical coordinator, will discuss:

· how opioids work
· why opioid misuse has become such a large problem and what we can do to address the issue
· how to properly take medications and dispose of any extras—steps that could help you avoid unintentional misuse
· strategies for pain management and what Middlesex Health is doing to help combat opioid misuse

January 9, 2019