WLRH Events

Prescription Drug Abuse: A National Epidemic

Date: 

Monday, March 18, 2019

Description: 

Karren Crowson, a local, retired pharmacist, will describe how our nation’s opioid epidemic began with prescription abuse and how it has evolved into what it is today. Crowson will discuss prescription drugs that are commonly abused, as well as signs and symptoms of abuse. The program will address the rise in abuse of cheaper, illicit substances such as heroin and the even more potent fentanyl and will offer advice on what individuals can do to help someone who has overdosed on opioids. This event will take place March 18 at 10 AM in the Downtown Huntsville Madison Library Auditorium; info. at 256-529-8695 and www.lquest.org

Event Phone Number: 

256-529-8695

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