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Opioid Epidemic Uncovered: Finding the Prescription for Recovery – Luncheon Conference and Poe Center Annual Meeting

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Ticket Info:opioiduncovered.eventbrite.com The Poe Center for Health Education and the NC Medical Society Alliance will host a luncheon conference in Raleigh on September 14 and Greensboro on September 15 to examine the opioid crisis and explore collaborative solutions.

Keynote: The luncheons will feature former LA Times reporter and national speaker, Sam Quinones, author of the acclaimed book, Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic. Quinones will recount how prescription painkillers entangled with heroin led to the nation's deadliest drug plague in modern times.

Panel: A panel of experts will discuss the impact of opioids in their communities and the steps they are taking to combat the issue. A robust Q&A with the audience will explore collaborative solutions. The panel will include speakers such as members of law enforcement, the medical sector, preventative education, and investigative reporter Sam Quinones.

Annual Meeting: The Center will recognize incoming and outgoing Board Members and honor community members who contribute to children's health and education in North Carolina.

Emcee: Steve Daniels, ABC11 news anchor and investigative reporter.

CEU credits offered for attendance at the Raleigh and Greensboro events.

Upcoming Places

The Raleigh Convention Center
Thu, Sep 14 at 11-2pm

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