U.S. Surgeon General Leads Opioids Discussion May 2 at Waubonsee Community College

U.S. Surgeon General Leads Opioids Discussion May 2 at Waubonsee Community College

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams will speak about the opioid epidemic Wednesday, May 2, during a community leadership forum at Waubonsee Community College.

Adams

The event, hosted by U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Waubonsee Community College Auditorium in Sugar Grove. The event is open to the public. Please RSVP to Joanna.Annerino@mail.house.gov.

“As the Nation’s Doctor, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams employs both professional expertise and personal experience in tackling our nation’s opioid epidemic,” Hultgren said. “Our communities in northern Illinois have experienced this problem firsthand for several years, and we will benefit mightily from hearing Dr. Adams’ perspective on this national challenge. This crisis affects all of us, and I encourage everyone to join our important discussion.”

Learn more: https://hultgren.house.gov/heroin.

Community Leadership Forum on the Opioid Epidemic

WHO:

  • Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14)
  • U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams
  • Dwight Baird, Kendall County Sheriff
  • William Gentes, Project Coordinator, Lake County Health Department
  • Chelsea Laliberte, Executive Director, Live4Lali and Vice President, Patient and Family Services, Addiction Policy Forum
  • Joseph H. McMahon, Kane County State’s Attorney
  • Nicholas Roti, Director, Chicago High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
  • Rob Russell, Kane County Coroner
  • Jim Scarpace, Executive Director, Gateway Foundation

WHEN:

  • 2:30 p.m.4 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018

WHERE:

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