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Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization (HERO) and Will County HELPS (Heroin Education Leads to Preventative Solutions) in conjunction with the Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues presents this summit on the Heroin/Opioid Epidemic in Illinois. The event is free, open to the public and will take place on Friday, April 21st from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps Ave.
State officials have identified six Illinois counties on the front line in the fight to end the heroin/opioid epidemic that has claimed countless lives across the Nation. These counties are implementing innovative strategies to reduce opioid overdose deaths. This informative panel discussion will highlight their critical work, focusing on options to expand and support their initiatives.
Panelists/Programs include: Will County, DuPage County, Cook County and Lake County.
Event sponsored by: HERO, Will County HELPS, Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues, Village of Romeoville, Aurora University, Silver Cross Hospital and the Illinois Dept of Human Services - Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.