Opiates: Wonder Drugs in the Wonder Years

May 3, 2018, 5-7:30pm, FREE

Speakers will discuss the impact of the opioid epidemic on children and adolescents, share personal experiences and bring awareness to the national epidemic and ways Michigan is working to reduce overdoses, addiction and deaths. The Anti-Stigma Forum is held during Mental Health Awareness Month and focuses on issues of mental health and the associated stigma.

Keynote speaker, Ken Daniels is the Play-by-Play Announcer for Detroit Red Wings. Ken lost his son Jamie to a drug overdose in 2016 at age 23. Daniels presents a strong and powerful message to the community, especially student athletes and parents, about the ever growing opioid crisis.

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Title: ANTI-STIGMA FORUM Opiates: Wonder Drugs in the Wonder Years
Status: Contact Event Organizer
Begin: Thursday, May 03, 2018 05:00 pm
End: Thursday, May 03, 2018 07:30 pm
Closing date: Thursday, May 03, 2018 05:00 pm
Presented by: Keynote speaker Ken Daniels
Who Should Attend: Parents, grandparents, educators, social workers, high school students, youth groups, church members, pastors, law enforcement, first responders and others who need to know about opioids and why the epidemic is spreading so rapidly in SE Michigan.
Location: The Salvation Army, 3000 Conner, Detroit, MI, 48215
Seats available: General Admission