According to the Huffington Post, there has been a dramatic increase in teen overdoses in recent years. This article is based on recently released data (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db282.htm) from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. As the opioid epidemic attracts more national attention, how can libraries influence healthy change in their communities? How can we best enhance our offerings to effectively serve our patrons that may be personally affected by this national tragedy?
Join Webjunction and the Public Library Association for an online event Opioid Crisis Town Hall: Library Needs & Responses on September 12, 2017 at 2:00pm. Hear how other libraries have chosen to respond in their communities and collaborate with colleagues to develop new strategies.
For more information and to register, visit: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/opioid-crisis-town-hall.html