FSCJ to Host Town Hall to Discuss Opioid Crisis

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September 20, 2019

In observance of National Recovery Month, Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) will host a Town Hall event to discuss the opioid crisis in Jacksonville. All community members are invited to participate in this event which will feature a screening of the PBS Documentary “Addiction,” followed by a guided discussion with an expert panel of local professionals who are helping to manage and find a solution to the issue.

The event will take place on Friday, September 27, 2019, from 9-11:30 a.m. at the
FSCJ Downtown Campus, Advanced Technology Center, Rooms T-140/141,
401 West State St., Jacksonville, FL 32202

All are welcome and online registration is required. Visit tiny.cc/bs0vcz to register and learn more.

The panel will be moderated by Chelsea Garcia, a member of AmeriCorps VISTA. Panelists include:

  • Rico Bodin, Peer Recovery Specialist, Gateway Community Services
  • Sally Finn, Executive Director, Drug Free Duval
  • Venu Kolli, Pharmacy Manager, Walgreens
  • Dan Renaud, Certified Addiction Counselor, Florida Recovery Schools
  • Dr. Ron Salem, Jacksonville City Councilman, At-Large – Group 2, and Chair, Opioid Special Committee-Project Save Lives
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