Spokane Community Conversation Series

thank you to our series sponsor whitworth university

The opioid emergency: how did this happen and where do we go from here?
Tuesday october 3, 2017 register

Facilitated by Matt Layton, WSU College of Medicine and Aaron Putzke, Whitworth University

The opioid emergency is prominently in the news, both in Spokane and nationally.  What is biomedical research doing to address the emergency? What is happening locally? During this Conversation, we will together better understand the opioid emergency and discuss innovative solutions that may help our community. 

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When: October 3, 2017 5:45-7:45PM
Where: O'Doherty's Irish Grille at 525 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201
Parking: Paid street and lot parking at restaurant
Cost: $5 Includes discussion and first glass of beer or wine if 21+; all ages welcome
Food: Please plan on enjoying dinner or appetizers. 
Contact: Jen Wroblewski at engagement@nwabr.org and 206-957-3337

Everyone is welcome.  No science background necessary.

In partnership with Spokane Regional Health District, Gonzaga University, Whitworth University and WSU Health Sciences Spokane.

Suggested readings and resources

Understanding the epidemic, CDC

Spokane Regional Health District Opioid Data

Reflections on Previous Topics

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