Connecticut Clearinghouse will host a “Community Educational Forum on Opiates and Heroin” on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 334 Farmington Avenue, Plainville, from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Wheeler’s Medical Director of Addiction Services, Alkesh N. Patel, MD, FASAM, will discuss the current opioid epidemic and available treatment and recovery resources and services. The presentation will include information on medication-assisted treatments (MAT) and the use of Naloxone/Narcan®, a medication used to save lives by reversing the effects of an opioid overdose.
Registration is now closed.