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Engaging the culture of opioid abuse, addiction and treatment

  • Hominy Baptist Church 135 Candler School Road Candler, NC, 28715 United States (map)

A 90 minute opportunity with Dr. Blake Fagan, chief education officer for rural health initiatives, MAHEC in Asheville. Dr. Fagan is an expert in the field of opioid addiction. Each week in America, 1200 people die of an opioid overdose. 22% of those come from abusing prescription pain relievers. That number has doubled in the last six years. This event is free and open to the public.