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  • Opioid Russian Roulette A Deep Look at Today's Opioid Epidemic

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    Name: Opioid Russian Roulette A Deep Look at Today's Opioid Epidemic
    Date: March 11, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST
    Event Description:
    Join local experts Dr. Paul Braithwaite, physician anesthesiologist and Air Force veteran, and Ron Anderson, retired professional from the pharmaceutical and medical laboratory industries and certified first responder medic, as they discuss the basic facts of opioids and the Opioid Epidemic. As an anesthesiologist, I give fentanyl to my patients for surgery every day. I understand the danger of uncontrolled use of this potent narcotic and want to help educate our community, especially our youth, so they can make wise decisions.” -Dr. Paul Braithwaite, Physician Anesthesiologist Topics include: Basic facts about the state and national crisis and the National Emergency status. What are opium based drugs and how do they work, including both legal and illicit forms of drugs? How did we get where we are now? A brief history of opioids How does marijuana factor into the Opioid Epidemic? What is fentanyl and why is it showing up on our streets? What can YOU do to help save our communities? Recognition of and emergency treatment for overdose. Naloxone/Narcan. Question and answer period with presenters
    Step One Coffee House ~ Large Conference Room 6719 E. 2nd Street, Prescott Valley
    Date/Time Information:
    Monday, March 11, 2019 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    MATFORCE (928) 708-0100
    Please RSVP for this FREE event by Thursday, March 7th
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