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Canceled- Opioid Crisis Info Session- Wed. Mar. 18, 7pm

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2020-03-18 19:00 - 2020-03-18 19:00
Ulster County’s Family Services of New York Ulster County’s Family Services of New York

Event canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience but are committed to keeping our community safe.

In 2018, Ulster County had the most opioid related deaths per capita in New York State. With over one death per week attributed to opioids, Ulster County has deeply felt the effects of this nationwide crisis.*

Carol Sutcliffe, from Ulster County’s Family Services of New York, will be at the Library on Wednesday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the opioid crisis that has widely affected Ulster County.  During her presentation, Sutcliffe will discuss overdose statistics, the steps Ulster County is taking to address the crisis, and the treatments and free services available to individuals and families.

Click here to RSVP, walk-ins welcome.

*Statistics from HV1’s July 11, 2019 article “Ulster County Wants to cut Opioid Deaths in Half,” by Jesse Smith & Kingston Daily Freeman’s September 22, 2019 article “How Ulster County is Responding to the Opioid Crisis,” by Patricia R. Doxsey.